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(Science: pathology) tissue containing parenchyma like cells, in the bark of tree roots and shoots. Produced by cell division in the phellogen.

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need an answer

... 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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by Botanist_Pem
Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: need an answer
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Cork cambium

... call the pericline division i.e. the division increases the number of layers of cells - it's parallel to the surface of the stem. In that way the phelloderm and the phellem (cork) are produced by the phellogen. But, as we all know, as the plant gains in girth, cambium and phellogen need to undergo ...

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by SU_reptile
Sat Jul 01, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Cork cambium
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