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Unformatted text preview: tissues xylem and phloem, that is characteristic of tracheophytes. Vascular Tissue - A conductile component (either xylem or phloem) of the system that transports food and nutrients throughout the plant body. Whorl - One of the four sets of modified leaves (calyx, corolla, androecium, or gynoecium) that perform various functions on the flower. Woody Dicot - A plant, usually a perennial, with a woody stem; most trees are woody dicots. Xylem - Vascular tissue composed of conductile cells that are dead at maturity; transports water and dissolved minerals upwards from the roots to the shoot. Zygote - The diploid product of fertilization that develops into an embryo....
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