Fallopia convolvulus

Polygonaceae


Morphology

TL, 1 - 3 m

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

Eurasian

Xylem

Biannual root collar: Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, vessel diameter 20 ¿ 50µm, vessel frequency 100-200 mm2, simple perforations, vestured pits, fibers thin to thick walled, paratracheal parenchyma, rayless. Rays with 1-2 cells. Annual liana-shoot: Only one ring, ring with large vessels, mostly siphonostele with separated vascular bundles, rayless.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Phloem uniform, The inner cortex consists on a ring of thick walled fibers and the outer cortex on thin walled parenchyma cells.

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