secondary phloem

secondary phloem
phloem derived from the cambium during secondary growth.

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  • phloem ray — noun : a vascular ray or part of a vascular ray that is located in phloem called also bast ray; compare xylem ray * * * Bot. a vascular ray extending into or located entirely within the secondary phloem. [1870 75] * * * phloem ray, a ray or plate …   Useful english dictionary

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