Calligonum crinitum Boiss.

Polygonaceae


Morphology

shrub, -1,5m

Ecology

arid zone, desert

Chorology

Eurasian deserts

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, vessels mostly solitary,vessel diameter in earlywood 100- 180┬Ám, vessel frequency 100-200 mm2, simple perforations, fibers with small, minutely bordered pits, vestured pits, fibers full of starch, paratracheal and apotracheal parenchyma, storied axial parenchyma, homocellular rays width 3-4 cells, without crystals

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

No tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, tangential rows of sclerenchymatic groups. With crystal druses.

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