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Plant tissue consisting of parenchyma cells that contain chloroplasts.


(Botany) plant tissue consisting of parenchyma cells that contain chlorophyll
[C19: from chlor(ophyll) + -enchyma]


(kləˈrɛŋ kə mə)

plant tissue containing chlorophyll.
[1890–95; chlor (ophyll) + (par) enchyma]
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Noun1.chlorenchyma - parenchyma whose cells contain chloroplasts
parenchyma - the primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature; constitutes the greater part of leaves, roots, the pulp of fruits, and the pith of stems
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Mesophyll is made up of homogeneous chlorenchyma, in which the cells of the adaxial layer are a little elongated anticlinally in some regions (Figure 3D).
The anatomical characters studied were nature of adaxial and abaxial epidermis, occurrence of sclerenchyma strands and girders, number and position of vascular bundles, arrangement of chlorenchyma cells, nature of keel, and shape and distribution of bulliform cells.
According to STERN and JUDD (2001) in general, the leaves of orchids exhibit homogeneous chlorenchyma, which was observed in this experiment, since in all the slides it was not possible to delimit the parenchyma.
2010), lacks well-developed leaf blades; it also apparently lacks distinct phytoliths in the epidermis, though it has granulated silica (termed silica sand) in some chlorenchyma cells in the inflorescence axis (Cutler, 1969).
Trichomes on petiole apex + - - - Layer of chlorenchyma 4 4 4 4 Type of collenchyma annular annular annular annular Astrosclereids + + + + Elongated sclereids - - + - Tubular sclereids - - + - Columnar sclereids - - - - Bundles in midrib 2 2 2 2 Inverted phloem - 1 - 1 Bicollateral bundles in the blade - - - - Bicollateral bundles in the petiole 2 2 2 1 Species Characters N.
The central region showed a homogeneous chlorenchyma with intercellular spaces and small vascular bundles (Fig.
4 = visual damage on leaves and flower buds 76 - 100 % Moreover, collected samples were sectioned to study epidermis, collenchyma and chlorenchyma by Poornima et al.
Plants micropropagated can exhibit structural modifications causing prejudices to photosynthesis by reducing chlorenchyma development and aclimatization stage is necessary to correct development of this tissue in micropropagated plants (BRAGA et al.
A sample of aerial parts consisting of the outermost parenchyma and chlorenchyma, the last being the tissue of higher alkaloid concentration within the plant (Ogunbodede et al.
The stoma was the entry place of the style and the main injuries were caused to the chlorenchyma of both grasses, and to the parenchymatic sheath of the signal grass.