Parts of Plants

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nonliving layer that reflects both heat and water; found on leaves and stems (but not roots!)
regulatory vascular tissue that, in some monocots, concentrates carbon dioxide near RuBisCO
first plant structure to absorb water from soil
the portion of wood filled with dark oils, gums and resins
outside daughter cells of the vascular cambium become this layer
hole that is found in leaves to allow gas and water vapor exchange
meristematic tissue that gives rise to secondary xylem and secondary phloem (and more of itself)
short wide vascular cell with gaps in both cell walls; efficiently moves water and minerals in angiosperms
when these swell, stomata close
a waxy ring that blocks apoplastic water movement
ring of cells containing the Casparian strip
lignified vascular cell that transports water and minerals
created by the vascular cambium and is functional when dead and unfilled
meristematic tissue that gives rise to periderm and a wax-filled protective layer (and to more of itself)
a ring of vascular cells where lateral roots grow out of
plant cell in ground tissue with one thick cell wall that supports growing leaves and stems
layer of cells created by the cork cambium, replaces epidermis in woody plants
secondary stem growth strengthened by lignified xylem, surrounded by bark
general term for cells that transport carbohydrates
a region of soft spongy parenchyma cells in herbaceous stems, found in the center of dicot stems; replaced by xylem in older trees
the portion of wood that is light-colored functional xylem
the phloem of ferns and pines is made up of this type of cell
column-shaped photosynthetic cells in leaves
a layer for photosynthesis and storage found in herbaceous stems and roots
cell that secretes substances (often, insecticides) to the outside of the leaf
supporting cells of ground tissue with extremely thick cell walls and sometimes lignin
use proton pumps to move sugars along cell walls near sieve tube cells
most common and most versatile plant cell; has only one cell wall and is used for storage, secretion, growth (it is meristematic), photosynthesis and wound repair
irregular photosynthetic cells in leaves, first to lose water via transpiration
a layer of cells filled with wax and suberin, made to the outside of the cork cambium
specialized companion cell (phloem) that 'feeds' starch to a seed
general term for cells that die at maturity in order to transport water and minerals
a term for the cluster of xylem and phloem in the center of roots
what surrounds the spongy mesophyll
vascular cell that actively transports carbohydrates in angiosperms
common name for all stem layers outside of the vascular cambium

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