Unformatted text preview: Stem meristem Leaf primordia Bud primordia • Root tip meristems (form root system) Shoot Meristem Root Meristem Primary meristems are permanent and self-perpetuating. They consist of the meristem initials and the derivatives. As meristem initials divide, they produce derivative meristems from which the tissue systems of the plant are formed. Primary Derivative Meristems • Protoderm Differentiates into surface or dermal tissues, the epidermis • Procambium Differentiates into vascular tissue of primary growth including xylem and phloem • Ground meristem Produces fundamental or ground tissues, including parenchyma, collenchyma and sclerenchyma...
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- Fall '09
- Plant anatomy, Plant stem, meristem Leaf primordia