Dermal tissue system
dermal tissue system
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The outer covering of a plant, consisting of epidermis in the young plant and periderm in a plant with extensive secondary growth. (Contrast with ground tissue system and vascular tissue system.)
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.