hill and mountain zone, medium site
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,.
Bands sieve elements alternating with parenchyma cellsand moon-sickle-like sclerenchyma groups, tangentially arranged.
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010