Blackstonia perfoliata (L.) huds.

Gentianaceae


Morphology

T, 10-50 cm

Ecology

Hill, mountain, medium site

Chorology

W-European, Mediterranean

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary and in radial mjultiples, mostly simple perforations, rarely irregular scalariform, vessel diameter 20 - 50┬Ám, parenchyma absent, rayless.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform cortex. Very thin walled cortex and phloem

Remarks

Vesime, Piemont, Italy

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