- the meristem from which vascular bundles are developed.
Origin of procambium
Also called provascular tissue.
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Examples from the Web for procambium
They are made of protoplasm and are called the "procambium strands," Fig. 6.Wood and Forest
- undifferentiated plant tissue, just behind the growing tip in stems and roots, that develops into conducting tissues
C19: from pro- ² + cambium
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- The primary meristem in vascular plants that gives rise to primary vascular tissues (phloem and xylem).
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