Cuticle Layer of a Plant

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The cuticle layer of a plant is a continuous layer of waxy substances covering the outer surfaces of the epidermis of the plant. This layer contains cutin and protects against water loss. In the picture above, a flower bush is shown which has a cuticle layer.

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