fusiform initial cell

fusiform initial cell

[′fyü·zə‚fȯrm ə¦nish·əl ′sel]
(botany)
A cell type of the vascular cambium that gives rise to all cells in the vertical system of secondary xylem and phloem.
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According to our results, it can be concluded that the crystals in the secondary xylem correspond to those deposited in the fusiform initial cells of the vascular cambium.