Erica cinerea L.

Ericaceae


Morphology

Ch 20-60 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain

Chorology

W-European, mediterranean

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse-porous, vessels solitary, simple perforations intervessel pits round, vessel diameter 30-50 ┬Ám, vessel frequency 100 - 200 mm2, fibers with large pits, fibers thin- to thick-walled, parenchyma apotracheal, rays uniseriate and 3-4 seriate, heterocellular with prostrate and a few upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With isolated thick-walled fibers..

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