Cistus albidus L.

Cistaceae


Morphology

N 80-150

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

SW-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse to semi-ring porous, vessels solitary vessel diameter 20-40┬Ám vessel frequency 200-300 mm2, simple perforations, vessels with gum deposits, fibers thick-walled, with large pits, parenchyma apotracheal and scanty paratracheal, ray width 2-3 cells, rays heterocellular with 2 -4 square or upright marginal cells, without crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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