Betula nana L.

Betulaceae


Morphology

Z, 40-80cm

Ecology

boreal forest

Chorology

eurosibirean

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels 30-70 ┬Ám in diameter, vessels in radial multiples ray-vessel pits with very small apertures, scalariform perforations with >10 bars, fibers thin to thick walled, fibers with small pits, parenchyma apotracheal-diffuse, rays homocellular, rays 1-3-seriate with prostrate cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Radial section
 
Bark
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010