brachysclereid

brachysclereid

[‚brak·i′sklir·ē·əd]
(botany)
A sclereid that is more or less isodiametric and is found in certain fruits and in the pith, cortex, and bark of many stems. Also known as stone cell.
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Formed by a concentric band of brachysclereids with very thick walls, a suberized parenchyma that includes brachysclereid packages and an outer epidermic layer.
A concentric band of brachysclereids is present next to the axial parenchyma band.
A brachysclereids concentric band next to the ray dilated region is present.