Citrus limon (L.) Burm fil.

Rutaceae


Morphology

P 5-10 m

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

Mediterranean

Xylem

Indistinct annual rings and many growth zones, vessels solitary and in small radial multiples groups, vessel diameter 60 – 90 mm vessel frequency 40-80 mm2, simple perforations, with gum deposits, with small pits, apotracheal parenchyma in tangential layers and paratracheal vasicentric, ray width 2-3 cells, rays homocellular with prostrate cells, with prismatic crystals in axial chambers.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 

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