Daphne gnidium L.

Thymelaeaceae


Morphology

C, 40 -100cm

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse-porous, vessels in diagonal groups, simple perforations, ray-vessel pits round, vessels surrounded by vasicentric tracheids, fibers thin-to thick-walled, with small pits, parenchyma apotracheal, in aggregates and terminal, rays uniseriate, homocellular with upright cells to slightly heterocellular with 2-4 square and upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With many isolated fibers, phellem cells in regular radial rows, with slime ducts.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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