vascular bundle

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Synonyms for vascular bundle

a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem

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foliar bundle-sheath cells rather than the epidermis (Solereder &
4C, 4D), often in a hypodermal region adjacent to bundle-sheath
projections from parenchymatous bundle-sheath cell walls bordering air
possesses silica sand in vascular bundle-sheath cells (Figs.
Mesophyll and bundle-sheath protoplasts were purified by resuspending the crude protoplast pellets in 0.5 M sucrose, 1 mM Ca[Cl.sub.2], and 5 mM N-2-hydroxyethylpiperazine-N'-2-ethanesulfonic acid (HEPES)-KOH (pH 7.0).