Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 27 - Self-Quiz - Page 466: 1


b. sclerenchyma

Work Step by Step

Fibers are made of special sclerenchyma cells that are long and have tapered ends. These structures lend support to vascular tissues and protect them from damage. When mature, sclerenchyma cells are dead cells.
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