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PLANT ANATOMY

Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Another name of phellogen is ____
A
Cork
B
Cork Cambium
C
Lenticel
D
Periderm
Explanation: 

Detailed explanation-1: -Complete answer:-Cork cambium is a lateral meristem, which is responsible for the secondary growth of plants, and it replaces the epidermis in roots and stems of plants. Another name for cork cambium is phellogen.

Detailed explanation-2: -Cork cambium, also called phellogen, is another meristematic tissue developed in the cortex region. Due to the cambial ring activity, the outer layers such as cortex cells and epidermis get crushed.

Detailed explanation-3: -So, the correct answer is ‘Cork cambium’

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