Plant Structure.

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Sclerenchyma

Is found in vascular bundles, some form fibres, very long cells outside cell or root. Lignin is deposited on these fibres. Fibres are hollow tubes, lignin is impermeable. These support the plant.

Parenchyma.

is packing cells, these are unspecialised but can be modified for suitablility of photosynthesis and storage. It can be modified into collonchyma and sclerenchyma.

Epidermis.

This is the outer layer which protects and supports the cells beneath it. They secrete Cutin, which prevents water loss.

Collenchyma.

These provide support for the cell. These are characterised by thickness of wall…

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