Chelidonium majus L.

Papaveraceae


Morphology

H, 10-40 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

Eurasian

Xylem

Distinct and indistinct rings, semi-ring porous porous, vessels in groups, vessel diameter 30 ¿70µm, vessel frequency 100-200 mm2, simple perforations, fibers absent, pervasive parenchyma, ray width >10 cells, vascular bundle form remaining, ray cells unlignified and thin-walled, exclusively square and upright ray cells, without crystals

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With tangential rows of sieve cell groups, without sclereids, With few crystal sand.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Radial section
 
Bark
  

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