Berberis verrucosa cf.

Berberidaceae


Morphology

shrub, - 1 m

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

?

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse to semi-ring porous, vessels in dendritic patterns, simple perforations, fine spiral thickenings, earlywood vessel diameter 20 - 30┬Ám, fibers thick-walled, with fiber tracheids, parenchyma absent or not to recognize, ray width 2-4 cell, all ray cells prostrate, ray height >1mm, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, groups of sclerenchymatic cells in tangential rows, annual? tangential cracks. Rays with prismatic crystals

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