ground meristem


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ground meristem

[¦grau̇nd ′mer·ə‚stem]
(botany)
Partially differentiated meristematic tissue derived from the apical meristem that gives rise to ground tissue.
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Although the subepidermal tissue in Piper is originated from the ground meristem, for another genus in the Piperaceae, Peperomia, the analysis of leaf ontogeny demonstrated the presence of a multisseriate epidermis (Takemori et al.
The distinct subepidermal layers seen in the mature leaves of the studied Piper species are originated from the ground meristem.

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