vascular strand


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Noun1.vascular strand - a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloemvascular strand - a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem
vascular tissue - tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
nervure, vein - any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ
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tristicula have Loxoma type vascular strand, and P.
Depending on the shape of the vascular strands and xylem structure, we propose a classification of the vascular bundles in four possible types:
The cylindrical vascular strand enclosed accessory medullary strands.
A main vascular strand exhibiting a shallow open arc usually deep and with its ends inwardly curved, accompanied by smaller accessory bundles towards the wings.
The area of the vascular cylinder between the two rows of the leaf gaps is slightly thicker than others constituting a distinct dorsal median vascular strand.
In these two species the posterior end of each leaf gap extends downwards a little on either side of the anterior end of the next leaf gap so that the region between the two leaf gaps appears as a narrow, arched vascular strand.