Structure of Woody Plants (Growth Ring (Annual Ring (It just growth for…
Structure of Woody Plants
Two types of Cells
They are long , tapered cells and they produce the elongate cells of wood and phloem.
They are short and more or less cuboidal. They produce short cells and storage parenchyma and in gymnosperms albuminous cells.
It is derived from the fusiform initials.
It develops from the ray initials.
A woods which contain large amount of fibers, making them strong, tough and useful for construction is called hardwood.
A woods which contain few fibers and have a softer consistency is called softwoods.
Example: Bald-cypress, Taxodium
It just growth for one year.