Phloem

Phloem

Phloem are living tissue that carry nutrients and sugar to different parts of a vascular plant. In trees, they compose the inner part of the bark. Phloem mostly disperse products made in photosynthesis, especially sucrose. Phloem tissue normally consists of parenchyma cells and supportive cells. Parenchyma cells generally collect solutes and store food. Supportive cells generally provide mechanical support.

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