What are the functions of Collenchyma?

The functions of Collenchyma are as follows:

a. Collenchyma provides mechanical support to the primary plant parts such as young stem, roots, and leaves.

b. Collenchyma is more flexible than sclerenchyma, thus it can provide tensile strength and flexibility to plant parts.

c. Collenchyma permits the elongation and growth of plant parts.

d. Collenchyma with chloroplast can perform photosynthesis.


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