What is the role of pith?

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  • it is undifferentiated parenchymatous tissue it will bcm stem tissues.

  • The pith functions by transporting nutrients throughout the plant and storing nutrients within its cells. It is made up of distinctive parenchyma cells. The cells are large but have thin walls. The cells of the pith readily fill up with nutrients and water and swell.

  • Pith, or medulla, is a tissue in the stems of vascular plants. Pith is composed of soft, spongy parenchyma cells, which store and transport nutrients throughout the plant. In eudicots, pith is located in the center of the stem. In monocots, it extends also into flowering stems and roots.
    Pith, or medullary, rays function to transport sap through wood. They are a key component to tylosis, a psysiological process by which wooded plants heal injury
     

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