Gentiana lutea L.

Gentianaceae


Morphology

50 - 120 cm

Ecology

mountaine, subalpine, medium site

Chorology

SW-European, mountaine

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and in radial multiples, simple perforation, vessel diameter 20 ¿ 50 µm, fibers absent, pervasive parenchyma, rayless, groups of sieve elements in pith and inner xylem.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of sieve cells.

Remarks

Masun, Slovenia 1400m

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