Explain the types of parenchyma tissues with their functions

  • Chlorenchyma is the parenchyma in which the cells contain large number of chloroplasts. It is seen in the green plant parts.
  • Prosenchyma is a type of parenchyma where cells are elongated with tapering ends.
  • Arenchyma is the parenchyma in which the cells enclose large intercellular spaces that are filled with air.
  • Vascular parenchyma is the parenchyma, which is found associated with the vascular tissues xylem and phloem.
  • Medullary parenchyma is the parenchyma, found in between the vascular bundles in the stem

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