Erica carnea L.

Ericaceae


Morphology

Ch 10 - 50 cm

Ecology

mountain and subalpine

Chorology

S-European mountain

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels in groups, simple perforations intervessel pits round, vessel diameter 15-30 ┬Ám, vessel frequency 200 - 400 mm2, fibers with large pits, fibers thin- to thick-walled, parenchyma apotracheal, rays uniseriate, homocellular with upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform structure, with a few isolated thick-walled sclerenchyma cells.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Bark
 

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