Clematis montevidensis Spreng

Ranunculaceae


Morphology

liana

Ecology

hill and mountain zone dry site

Chorology

Andes

Xylem

Distinct rings, remaining vascular bundles, ringporous and semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and in groups, earlywood vessel diameter 120-210┬Ám, fibers with many small pits, simple perforations, round and slightly scalariform intervascular pits, parenchyma paratracheal and apotracheal, with secondary rays in vascular bundles, large rays between the bundles,.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Bands sieve elements alternating with parenchyma cellsand moon-sickle-like sclerenchyma groups, tangentially arranged in a thin walled parenchymatic tissue.

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