Drymis winteri Forst

Winteraceae


Morphology

tree

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

South America, Patagonia

Xylem

(Description of a twig). Conifer like wood but with large rays. Distinct ring boundaries, vessels absent, tracheids with big round and scalariform bordered pits (4-5 ┬Ám), arranged predominantly uniseriate (1 to 3 seriate). Axial parenchyma rare or absent. Rays are uniseriate and multiseriate (2 to 4 cells in width), heterocellular with 1 to 3 square and upright marginal cells. With sheet cells. Pits in marginal ray cells mostly arranged in axial rows. Ray-pits piceoid (bordered with slit-like apertures). Oil cells in the pith.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Phloem simple structured. With oil cells. Few groups of sclereids in the cortex.

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