Arbutus andrachne L.

Ericaceae


Morphology

N, 100-300cm

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

E-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels in short radial multipels, simple perforations with, with helical thickenings, intervessel pits round and slightly scalaraiform, vessel diameter 30-50 ┬Ám, vessel frequency 100 - 200 mm2, with septate fibers, fibers with large pits, fibers thin-to thick-walled, parenchyma apotracheal, rays 1-3 seriate, heterocellular with prostrate and a few with upright cells.,

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform structure with uniseriate tangential rows of prismatic crystals.

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