liana annual shoot
Only one ring, vessels predominatly solitary, vessel diameter 150-250µm, simple perforation, intervessel pits opposite, round, fibers with small pits and septate fibers, parenchyma paratracheal. Apotracheal diffuse in aggregates and partially pervasive, ray width >10 seriate, unlignified, all ray cells upright, with sheet cells, phloem groups in the pith (collateral open vascular bundle).
Simple structured, distinct ray dilatations, band of sclerenchyma in the cortex.
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© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010