The plant cortex is the tissue located between the vascular bundles and epidermis. The cortex is responsible for the storage of photosynthetic products and the uptake of water and minerals. It also consists of a large am... More »

The main difference between plant and human cells is that plant cells have a cell wall as well as a cell membrane and that some plant cells have chlorophyll. Another difference is that while there are several types of ce... More »

The stomata in plant cells can be found in the epidermis of leaves, stems and other parts of the plant involved in gas exchange. The pores inside the spongy layer of the plant leaf help aid in the exchange of gases betwe... More »

Pericycle is a plant tissue that enables plants to grow roots and facilitates plant development. Pericycle helps plants grow and develop throughout all stages of life. This vital tissue serves as a hotspot for cell activ... More »

A nonvascular plant is a bryophyte that does not have vascular tissue for the transport of water and other nutrients. The three types of bryophytes are mosses, liverworts and hornworts. These bryophytes do not have xylem... More » Science Biology Botany

Monocot leaves have veins that are parallel, have leaves that are in groups of three, have one cotyledon and have scattered vascular bundles. They are one type of a leaf with the majority of other leaves being dicot leav... More »

Dicot stems have a circular arrangement of vascular tissues, whereas the stems of monocots have vascular-tissue bundles scattered throughout. In monocots the vascular bundles also tend to be toward the outside of the ste... More »