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Initiation of lenticel in the bark of a young elderberry (presence of collenchyma)


1  cork
3  collenchyma
4  lenticel
5  parenchyma
7  phloem
2  cork cambium
6  sclerenchyma

English name: Elderberry
Scientific name: Sambucus sp.
Familia: Caprifoliaceae
Classis: Dicotyledonas
Phylum: Angiospermae
Regnum: Plantae

Lenticels are formed in areas where a stoma was present The cork cambium has a greater activity in these zones and forms to the outside parenchyma cells that degenerate.

last modified: 5 Jun 2014