What are the main features of collenchyma tissue?

The main features of collenchyma tissue are as follows:-

1. Its basic function is to give flexibility and structural support to the plant.

2. It is extremely plastic, means the cells can extend and adjust to increased growth of the organ.

3. Its cells are axially elongated in shape.

4. It has thick deposits of cellulose in their cell walls, which provide strength.

5. It has living cells with a prominent nucleus and all the cell organelles.

6. It is compactly packed, without any intercellular spaces.


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Updated on: 27-Mar-2023


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