trichosclereids

trichosclereids

[‚trī·kō′skler·ē·ədz]
(botany)
Sclereid cells that are long and slender, resembling fibers, with which they intergrade.
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In the form of elongated trichosclereids, these sclerenchyma cells may be branched or unbranched.
These include types or states of ground tissue, vascular bundles, fibers, trichosclereids, collenchyma, and laticifers.
Trichosclereids + = present; - = absent; (+) = one species only.