Plant Morphology Definitions

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Plant Morphology Definitions (from Campbell 6 th ed.) GSI: Jenne Stonaker Adventitious roots – roots that grow from the stem or leaves of a plant Axillary bud – a structure that can become a lateral branch Bark – secondary tissue composed of phloem, cork cambium and cork (all external to vascular cambium) Blade – surface of the leaf Cambium – either cork or vascular, cylinder of meristematic tissue that provides secondary cell types Casparian strip – waterproof ring around endodermis in roots to prevent passive flow of water into stele Collenchyma – cells that contained somewhat thickened walls to provide support to growing plant structures Companion cell – a cell that is connected to a phloem sieve cell Cork – protective cell type on exterior of plants that is produced in secondary growth Cortex – ground tissue that is between vascular bundles in dicot roots and stems, mostly parenchyma cells Endodermis – innermost layer of cortex in plant roots that forms the boundary between cortex and stele Epidermis – outer most tissue produced by primary plant growth, dermal tissue
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course BIO General Bi taught by Professor Mehgian during the Fall '09 term at Berkeley.

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