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40 Cards in this Set

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Dermal Tissue
Protection from Herbivores.
Ground Tissue
Metabolism and Storage
Vascular Tissue
Transports Food and Water
Moves Water
Moves Sugars.
Parenchyma Cells
Most Common, Alive, Storage and Metabolism
Collenchyma Cells
Alive, Thick Corners, Provides Support
Sclerenchyma Cells
Dead at Maturity, Very Stiff, Only Cell Wall, Support
Axis that bears Leaves, Flowers, Fruits, Buds
Self Renewing Stem Cells, bud.
Organ inserted into a node, has bud and axil
What does a Petiole do?
Lowers wind liability, Maximize/Spread out Leaves, Increase turbulence for better gas exchange, Lowers number of insects that can land on it.
Surface of the Leaf. Thin and Flat.
Simple Leaf
Not Divided
Compound Leaf
Divided into Leaflets. Find axillary bud to see where leaf begins.
Two types of Compound Leaves
Pinnate, Palmate/clove.
Internal Leaf Structure
Cuticle, Dermal Tissue, Palisade, Spongy Mesophyll, Stomata
In Leaf, does the Photosynthesis.
Spongy Mesopyhll
In Leaf, gas exchange
Leaf Modifications: succulent
Storage, less Surface Area and More Volume
Leaf Modification: Tendril
Leaf Modification: Spine
Where waste goes.
Pore in Wood for Gas Exchange
Where a branch is. Tree grows around it.
Internal Structure of Wood.
Cork, Cork Cambium, Secondary Phloem, Vascular Cambium, Secondary Xyleum
Functions of Roots
Anchor, Absorbtion, Storage, Conduction, Relationship with Microbes
Types of Roots
Tap and Fiberous
Ways to absorb water via Root: Symplast
Cell to Cell
Way to absorb water via root: apolast
Water flows in between Cells to the casparian strip.
Modified Roots: Pheumatophores
Snorkles, Better gas exchange for Underwater Plants.
Modified Roots: Aerial
Roots get water from the air
Modified Roots: Reproductive
Other Individuals grow out of Roots
What is a plant?
Non motile, Life cycle is alternation of generations, photosynthesis, Eukaryote.
Non Vascular Plants
Moss. No xylum, no phloem, Majority of life in is Gametophyte
Seedless Vascular Plants
Ferns. Have xylem. Makes a lot of spores.
First Seed Plants, No flowers, no fruit. Pine Tree.
True Flowering Plant. Very effective xylem and phloem.
Angiosperms: Monocot
One Ctyledon, no wood.
Angiosperms: Dicot
Two Cotyledons, possible to make wood.