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Postby gee » Tue Oct 16, 2007 2:38 pm

in addition to cork, what tissue is usually produced by the cork cambium.
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Postby botanygirl » Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:47 pm

Yes, cork cambium only produces cork which it does on its outer side (the outer layer of a tree's bark) which is only several cell layers deep. Whereas the vascular cambium produces both secondary xylem(sapwood/heartwood) and secondary phloem(inner bark).

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Postby MrMistery » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:52 pm

actually cambium produces cork on the outside and pheloderm on in the inside
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Postby botanygirl » Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:07 am

Thank you for your correction and bringing my attention to something I didn't know! I am only studying an introduction to botany but as it is an interest as well I want to learn beyond the syllabus.

I've been reading through the botany forum and have found your replies really useful.

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Postby Botanist_Pem » Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:00 pm

For my first post I want to throw my two cents in. In this case just some synonyms, cork cambium is also known as phellogen, cork is also known as phellum and as MrMistery mentioned phelloderm is phelloderm.

Oh, and for interests sake all of the above combined with the secondary phloem is commonly known as 'bark'.
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Postby MrMistery » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:49 am

to by more catholic that the pope
cork cambium=phellogen=suber-phellodermic cambium(strange name, from the fact the cork is a tissue deeply impregnated with the waxy suberin).
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