Aeonium decorum Webb ex Christ

Crassulaceae


Morphology

Ch, succulent plant, 20 ¿ 60cm

Ecology

Subtropical, succulent zone

Chorology

Canary Islands, Gomera

Xylem

Indistinct rings, isolated vessel/parenchyma groups in vesselless fiber zone (intervascular parenchyma). Vessel diameter 20 ¿ 50µm, vessel frequency vessel frequency 200-500 mm2, reticulate vessel-pitting, parenchyma cells with tannins, rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Sieve cell groups between parenchyma tissue (cortical sieve cell groups), parenchyma cells with tannins, few short acicular crystals, sometimes in druses, in phloem and cortex

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