Cotinus coggygria Scop.

Anacardiaceae


Morphology

N 80-200 cm

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

mediterraneanmW-Asia

Xylem

Distinct annual rings, ring porous, vessels in the latewood in radial groups, earlywood vessel diameter 100 – 150 mm, latewood vessel diameter 40-60 mm, vessel frequency 100-200 mm2, simple perforations, with helical thickenings. With vascular tracheids, fibers thin-to thick-walled, with tension wood, with small pits, paratracheal scanty parenchyma, ray width 1-2 cells, rays heterocellular with 2-4 upright marginal cells, with a fewprismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With small groups of sieve tubes, with prismatic crystals and many oil 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