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Feature Details for Wood
Database:Fibers
Latin Name:HAM Liquidambar styraciflua
Common Name:Sweetgum / Red Gum

Features Present:
  1. Perf. Plate Scalariform
  2. Perf. Plate with > 15 bars
  3. Vessel elem. length 1000-1900 um
  4. Spirals in vessel tips only
  5. Intervessel pits opposite
  6. Intervessel pits scalariform
  7. Fiber length 1.5-2 mm
  8. Fiber pits bordered
  9. Ray/Vessel pits simple-bordered