Apollonia barbujana (Cav.)Bornm.

Lauraceae


Morphology

tree up to 6m

Ecology

subtropical, mountain zone

Chorology

Canary Islands

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse to slightly semi-ring porous, vessels rarely solitary, often in short radial groups, vessel diameter 60 ¿ 90 µm, vessels with scalariform perforations with 6-12 bars, with small intervessel pits in opposite position, fibers with distinctly bordered pits with vertical slit-like apertures, vessel frequency 100-150 mm2, parenchyma diffuse in aggregates, rays uniseriate and 3-5 seriate with sheet cells, heterocellular with 3-5 upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With ray dialatations and groups of sclereids, with prismatic crystals.

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