hill and mountain
Only one ring, vessels 20-40 µm in diameter, vessels solitary, simple perforations, vessels thin-walled, pits scalariform or small in opposite position, fibers thin-walled with small pits, fibers in straight radial lines, parenchyma not to recognize, rays 2-4, homocellular with square and upright cells,
Fairly uniform phloem, enlarged chambers with raphides surrounded by mucilage .
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010