shrub, 3-4 m
hill and mountain zone, medium site
Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary, often with slightly angular circumference, scalariform perforations with >10bars, intervessel pits round and scalariform (gash-like), fibers thin to thick-walled, with distinctly bordered, round pits, parenchyma absent or not to recognize, raywidth 2-3 cells , heterocellular with 2-3 upright cells. With prismatic crystals
Phloem with few sieve cells, many round groups of sclerenchyma cells. Cortex with a continuous band of sclerenchyma. With prismatic crystals
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010