Atriplex halimus L.

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

shrub -2m

Ecology

mediterranean, coast

Chorology

Mediterranean, Macaronesia

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, vessel diameter 30-50 mµ, simple perforations, intervascular pits round, fibers thin to thick-walled, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 3-8 cells, included phloem concentric, conjunctive tissue thin-walled, with few prismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Bark
 

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