13. Phloem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects

  1. Ray F. Evert

Published Online: 6 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470047380.ch13

Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition

Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition

How to Cite

Evert, R. F. (2006) Phloem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects, in Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470047380.ch13

Author Information

  1. Katherine Esau Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology, Emeritus University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738435

Online ISBN: 9780470047385

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Keywords:

  • phloem cell type and development;
  • phloem sieve-tube element specialization;
  • phloem transport mechanism in angiosperm and gymnosperm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cell Types of the Phloem

  • The Angiospermous Sieve-Tube Element

  • Companion Cells

  • The Mechanism of Phloem Transport in Angiosperms

  • The Source Leaf and Minor Vein Phloem

  • The Gymnospermous Sieve Cell

  • Strasburger Cells

  • The Mechanism of Phloem Transport in Gymnosperms

  • Parenchyma Cells

  • Sclerenchyma Cells

  • Longevity of Sieve Elements

  • Trends in Specialization of Sieve-Tube Elements

  • Sieve Elements of Seedless Vascular Plants

  • Primary Phloem

  • References