Acokanthea oblongifolia (Hoechst) Codd

Apocyanaceae


Morphology

Shrub, 2-3m

Ecology

Subtropical dry , cultivated

Chorology

Macaronesian

Xylem

Indistinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary, simple perforations, vestured pits, apotracheal parenchyma, ray width 1-2 cells, heterogeneous with 2-5 upright marginal cells. Medullary phloem and lactifers in the bark and the pith. Sclerenchymatic groups in the pith.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Groups of sclereids and lactifers in cortex and phloem.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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