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Secondary phloem

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The type of phloem derived from the secondary meristems of a vascular plant.


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The formation of the secondary phloem implicates secondary growth in vascular plants. The presence of secondary phloem is a distinctive feature of most dicot plants.


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Question on Xylem and Phloem; primary and secondary

... "What is the difference in the formation of primary xylem and phloem versus secondary xylem and phloem?" What I put/am thinking, is that primary x&p is formed ...

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by naturalgoats
Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:43 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Question on Xylem and Phloem; primary and secondary
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Transport In Plants

The first answer to the question: Both xylem and phloem are vascular tissues found in a plant. Xylem is a tubular structure which ... also (ALFIERI, F. J., and R. F. EVERT. 1968. Seasonal development of the secondary phloem in Pinus. Am. J. Bot. 55, 518-528.) It consists of sieve cells ...

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by kika
Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:40 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transport In Plants
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need an answer

... 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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need an answer

... several cell layers deep. Whereas the vascular cambium produces both secondary xylem(sapwood/heartwood) and secondary phloem(inner bark). Hope this helps :)

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by botanygirl
Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: need an answer
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