Aristolochia mandschurensis Komar

Aristolochiaceae


Morphology

liana 3m

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

SE Asia

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, earlywood vessels solitary, latewood vessel often in tangential rows, earlywood vessel diameter 150-200mµ, simple perforation at the axial ends, round intervessel pitting, fibers thin-walled, fibers with bordered pits with slit-like apertures, parenchyma apotracheal, vascular bundle form remaining but with secondary rays, rays very large, locally with sheet cells, ray cells unlignified with square cells. Without crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

slide missing.

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