Halimium halimifolium (L.) Willk.

Cistaceae


Morphology

N 80-150

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary vessel diameter 20-30┬Ám vessel frequency 200-300 mm2, simple perforations, fibers mostly thick-walled, with large pits, parenchyma apotracheal and scanty paratracheal, rays 1-2-seriate, homocellular with square or upright cells

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With small groups of sieve-tubes and sclerenchyma in tangential bands. With prismatic crystal druses.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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