Plant tissues come in several forms: vascular, epidermal, ground, and meristematic. Xylem or wood is a typical complex tissue and constitutes the major portion of the vascular bundle. A, tracheid with annual thickening; B-D, tracheids with bordered pits. Ground tissue: This tissue type makes up most of a plant’s body and contains three types of cells: Parenchyma cells are the most common ground tissue cells. State the 3 types of tissues in vascular plants. The complex tissue consist of more than one type of cells.All the cells coordinate to perform a common function.they transport water,minerals salts,food material to various parts of plant body. In case of necessity they store food materials. Primary xylem and… Read More Tissue Cell Types Function Locations Vascular tissue Xylem is made up of vessels and tracheids Phloem is made up of sieve cells and companion cells […] In tissue: Plants. Dermal tissue: Consisting primarily of epidermal cells, dermal tissue covers the entire surface of a plant. Xylem can be defined as a complex tissue that is composed of four basic types of cell (tracheids, trachea, and xylem fibre and xylem parenchyma), remains in close association with phloem and has specialized functions like conduction of water and solutes, and mechanical strength. Ground, vascular and dermal. Xylem is a water conducting tissue. What are the functions of ground tissue? Present in vascular plants. Primary dermal tissues, called epidermis, make up the outer layer of all plant organs (e.g., stems, roots, leaves, flowers). They help deter excess water loss and invasion by insects and microorganisms. Fig. Xylem and phloem together constitute the conducting tissues in plants. Photosynthesis, storage and support. What is the vascular system? The vascular tissues are of two kinds: water-transporting xylem and food-transporting phloem. Table 4.1 lists the plant tissues described in this chapter and their cell types. Each type of tissue consists of different types of cells, has different functions, and is located in different places. Complex permanent tissue is defined as a collection of structurally dissimilar cells performing a common function or set of functions. Complex tissues are of following two types.They are Xylem and Phloem Xylem : Its main function is conduction of water and mineral salts from root to the top of plant.Primary xylem elements originate from procambuim of apical meristem.Secondary xylem elements originate from the vascular cambium of lateral meristem. The main function of the ground tissue is to provide support, strength, and flexibility to plants. Vascular tissues are also called conducting tissues as they play an important role in the transportation of water and food in plants. Composed of two or more kinds of cells. Xylem Tissues. Parenchyma cells have thin primary walls and usually remain alive after they become mature. What are complex tissues? Function of Phloem tissue: There main function is to conduct food materials, prepared in the leaves, to different parts of the plant. Importance of Complex tissues: In respect of physiological and economic aspects, complex tissues are of great importance. They perform many basic plant cell functions, including storage, photosynthesis, and secretion. Tissues, simple or complex, act together as a unit to accomplish a collective function and are derived from meristems. Tissues made from aggregates of different cell types are called complex tissues. What are the functions? tissues. The ground tissue of plants includes all tissues that are neither dermal nor vascular.It can be divided into three types based on the nature of the cell walls. They give mechanical strength to plant organ. 8: Tracheids. 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