rhytidome


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rhytidome

bark consisting of alternating layers of cork and dead CORTEX or PHLOEM.
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Yet, this species only maintains a thin outer bark as it matures, even though thick, multi-layered rhytidomes generally provide the best thermal and structural protection.
Rhytidome is formed by four layers of suberized secondary phloem and its periderm.
Outer bark: Remaining single rhytidome was present, made up of a single peridermis with 6 to 10 layers of thin-walled tabulated phellem cells.
In fact, during the extraction process, extractives soluble in alcohol and water are released from the rhytidome cells (Srivastava 1964, Martin and Crist 1970).