Leaves213-page4 - Eudicot Leaf Mesophyll Palisade mesophyll...

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Leaves - 4 Epidermal hairs (trichomes) Silky, woolly, prickly, felt-like, scaly, glandular, etc. Leaf Mesophyll Mesophyll includes all of the internal cells of the leaf outside of the vascular bundles or veins Mesophyll cells are mostly parenchyma cells along with some fibers. Fibers are most commonly associated with veins. Photosynthesis occurs in the mesophyll layers
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Unformatted text preview: Eudicot Leaf Mesophyll Palisade mesophyll Located near upper epidermis Cells elongated to surface Contain many chloroplasts Spongy mesophyll Located near lower epidermis Many air spaces Isodiametric shape Important in transpiration and CO 2 movement Eudicot leaf, xs, midvein region Eudicot leaf, xs, blade region...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Makina during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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