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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Compact parenchymatose tissue of large cells and groups or layers of fibers lying under abaxial and adaxial epidermis of the costa are found outside the vascular strand.
The cylindrical vascular strand enclosed accessory medullary strands.
The internal anatomy of the petiolerachis axis is characterized by an abundance of parenchyma along with mucilage channels and relatively few and small discrete vascular strands, which show an omega (^) shape, if seen in cross section (Norstog & Nicholls 1998).
Phloroglucin microchemical testing shows that lignin is concentrated in lignified fibers located in fibrous vascular strands (Fig.