collenchyma defined in 1951 yearcollenchyma - collenchyma;
collenchyma - Tissue providing mechanical support to young, actively growing plant structures, stems, petioles, leaves; uncommon in roots. Consisting of living cells with walls strengthened by cellulose thickening, usually in the corners; still capable of extension. Commonly found in cortex of herbaceous stems and along veins of leaves. Compare with: Sclerenchyma.
near collenchyma in Knolik
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