Clematis vitalba L.

Ranunculaceae


Morphology

liana

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

European

Xylem

Distinct rings, remaining vascular bundles, ring-porous, vessels solitary and in groups, earlywood vessel diameter 120-210µm, fibers with round bordered pits (3 µm), simple perforations, with spiral thickenings, mainly round and sometimes slightly scalariform intervascular pits, parenchyma paratracheal, apotracheal and marginal, 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.

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