Roots


Ranunculus (buttercup) root cross-section.

Central region of a Ranunculus root cross-section showing the tetrarch stele.

Central region of a Ranunculus stele showing the phloem in between xylem poles.

Central portion of a Smilax root showing the stele.

Smilax root stele showing the xylem and phloem tissues.

Endodermis of a Smilax root showing extreme suberization.

Longitudinal section through a corn root.

Corn root cross-section showing a root branch.

Longitudinal section of the corn root showing the root cap.

Longitudinal section of a corn root showing the meristem.



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