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Phellogen

phellogen

(Science: plant biology) meristematic tissue in plants, giving rise to cork (phellem) and phelloderm cells. Also termed cork cambium.


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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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by MrMistery
Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:49 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
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need an answer

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 ...

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by Botanist_Pem
Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:00 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
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Cork cambium

OK. I found the part suggesting that there is no further division in cork cambium (phellogen). But there is also written that as stem or root gain in girth, old phellogen lose its meristematic properties and new one arises (from secondary phloem or deeper layers ...

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by SU_reptile
Wed Jul 05, 2006 10:45 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Cork cambium
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Cork cambium

As far as I remember from General botany vascular cambium, or more profesionally named the phellogen, does divide. As well as vascular cambium, phellogen divides more often in the way we call the pericline division i.e. the division increases the number of layers of ...

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