chlorenchyma

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chlorenchyma

plant cells (usually of the PARENCHYMA type) that contain CHLOROPLASTS in their cytoplasm. The cells are found in leaves (see MESOPHYLL and other plant organs.
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The epidermis, vascular system, meristems, and ground tissues are important types of tissues that are constructed of individual specialized cells.
The ground tissue may be composed of parenchyma, collenchyma, or sclerenchyma.
Between the leaves are regions of ground tissue supporting the connecting vascular tissue, and this region becomes the internode.
Many genera of aroids have some strengthening tissue associated with vascular bundles or ground tissue of midribs and petioles.
Where found, they are conspicuous in leaf mesophyll, petiole ground tissue, and sometimes other organs.
Results of field studies on plants such as Phragmites australis showed highest metal concentration on below the ground tissues with smaller translocation on above the ground ones [27].