Tissues213-page7 - Support Strength • Description...

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Plant Tissues - 7 2 . Collenchyma Locations Borders veins of dicot leaves Lines stem and petiole epidermis Description Elongated Uneven primary wall thickenings Alive at maturity Function Provides flexible support Collenchyma in celery rib Collenchyma tissue adjacent to epidermis 3 . Sclerenchyma Locations Anywhere in plant Function
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Unformatted text preview: Support Strength • Description Thickened secondary walls with lignin Narrow diameter (lumen) Generally non-living at maturity (Function dead) • Types Sclerids Short and can be in many shapes May be single or in aggregates Sclerids are common in seed coats and nutshells Stellate sclerid Stone cells...
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