Epimedium pinnatum DC

Berberidaceae


Morphology

H, 20-40 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

Iran, Caucasus

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, simple perforations, earlywood vessel diameter 15 - 30┬Ám, fibers thin to thick-walled, most fibers with nuclei, parenchyma absent or not to recognize, ray width 6-12 cells, with sheet cells, all ray cells square, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, tangential bands of sclerenchymatic cells in the cortex on top of vascular bundles. Crystals absent.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
   

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