Atlas of Plant and Animal Histology

Plant tissues. 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.

Updated: 2018-01-28. 15:30