Arctostaphylos patula Greene

Ericaceae


Morphology

c, 40 -100cm

Ecology

mountain and subalpine

Chorology

W-North America

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse-porous, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, perforations simple and rarely scalariform with 5-8 bars, intervessel pits round, vessel diameter 20-50 ┬Ám, vessel frequency 100 - 200 mm2, fibers with large pits, fibers thin-to thick-walled, parenchyma not to recognize, rays 1-3 seriate, heterocellular with prostrate and a few with upright cells.,

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform structure.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
  

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