Cneorum tricoccon L.

Cneoraceae


Morphology

N 80-150

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

SW-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels in long radial and diagonal multipels, simple perforations, earlywood vessel diameter 20-40┬Ám, with helical thickenings, fibers thick-walled, with large pits, axial parenchyma rare paratracheal and marginal, rays 2-3 seriate, mostly homocellular with prostrate cells, with a many large prismatic crystals in rays.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Distinct tangential layers of parenchyma and sieve tubes. Sieve tubes collapsed in older rings. With ray dilatations, solitary sclerenchyma cells, many prismatic crystals. With many 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