ground tissue


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ground tissue

[′grau̇nd ‚tish·ü]
(botany)
In leaves and young roots and stems, any tissue other than the epidermis and vascular tissues.
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This cambium is called the fascicular cambium, and it joins with additional meristem, which begin to develop in the adjacent ground tissue and is called interfascicular cambium.
It is simply called ground tissue, or ground parenchyma.
In that case, the ground tissue is separated into pith inside the vascular system with the cortex outside the vascular cylinder (see Figure 7-11).
It is possible that collenchyma originated from differentiation of ground tissue, especially the banded types, or that they share a homologous origin with lignified bundle cap elements (Keating, 2000).
Virtually all genera have a simple, type 1 raphide cell, in which an irregularly shaped, thinwalled cell, somewhat larger than those of surrounding ground tissue, contains a single raphide bundle.
These include types or states of ground tissue, vascular bundles, fibers, trichosclereids, collenchyma, and laticifers.
The metal concentration in the above and below the ground tissues of all plant samples showed increasing trend relative to time.