Fallopia dumetorum (L.) Holub

Polygonaceae


Morphology

TL, 1 - 3 m

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

Eurasian

Xylem

Biannual root collar of the liana-shoot: Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, large solitary vessels, mostly solitary, vessel diameter 50-100┬Ám, vessel frequency 100-200 mm2, simple perforations, fibers thin to thick walled, paratracheal parenchyma, rayless. Annual liana-shoot: Only one ring, ring with large vessels, mostly siphonostele with separated vascular bundles.

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.

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Radial section
 
Bark
 

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