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Aeriferous parenchyma
Organ: stem, aeriferous parenchyma.
Species: rush (Juncus spp).
Technique: methylene blue staining, paraffin section.

In this figure, aeriferous parenchyma of a rush is shown. Cells are star-like shaped and stick together by adhesion points at their adjoining cell walls, creating a framework with large extracellular spaces.

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