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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Between the leaves are regions of ground tissue supporting the connecting vascular tissue, and this region becomes the internode.
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).
Dry ground tissue samples (200 mg) were suspended in 5.0 mL of a solution containing metaphosphoric acid and acetic acid and shaken at 30[degrees]C for 1 h.
Where found, they are conspicuous in leaf mesophyll, petiole ground tissue, and sometimes other organs.
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.
The metal concentration in the above and below the ground tissues of all plant samples showed increasing trend relative to time.