phelloderm


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phel·lo·derm

 (fĕl′ə-dûrm′)
n.
A tissue produced inwardly by the cork cambium.

[Greek phellos, cork; see bhel- in Indo-European roots + -derm.]

phel′lo·der′mal adj.

phelloderm

(ˈfɛləʊˌdɜːm)
n
(Botany) a layer of thin-walled cells produced by the inner surface of the cork cambium
[C19: from Greek phellos cork + -derm]
ˌphelloˈdermal adj

phel·lo·derm

(fĕl′ə-dûrm′)
The tissue produced on the inside of the cork cambium in woody plants. It forms a secondary cortex. See more at cork cambium.
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kok-saghyz is covered with a well-developed periderm, consisting of phellem, phellogen and phelloderm. Cells of peridermal layer are flattened, and have tabular form.
Bark is not wood but results from the activities of two lateral meristems: the vascular cambium, which produces phloem toward the outside, and the phellogen or cork cambium, which produces the cork and inner parenchymatous layer called phelloderm. Collectively the cork cambium and the cells it produces--the cork cells and phelloderm--make up the periderm, a tissue that replaces the epidermis as the protective outer covering.