Erica tetralix L.

Ericaceae


Morphology

Ch 10 - 50 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain

Chorology

W-European, mediterranean

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse-porous, vessels solitary, simple scalariform, intervessel pits round, vessel diameter 15-30 ┬Ám, vessel frequency 200 - 400 mm2, fibers with large pits, fibers thin- to thick-walled, parenchyma not to recognize, rays uniseriate and with a few 3-4 seriate rays, uniseriate rays are homocellular with upright cells. Heterocelluar rays with a prostrate and a few upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

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