Cistus clusii Dunal

Cistaceae


Morphology

N 80-150

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse to semi-ring porous, vessels solitary vessel diameter 20-40┬Ám vessel frequency 200-300 mm2, simple perforations, fibers thick-walled, with large pits, parenchyma apotracheal and scanty paratracheal, rays uniseriate and 3-6 seriate, with sheet cells , rays homocellular with square or upright cells, large rays unlignified, with crystal druses.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With small groups of sieve-tubes, mostly isolated thick-walled sclerenchyma cells (fibers). With crystal druses.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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