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Origin of xylem
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Extra xylem and phloem help the stem pump more food and water into the fruit, leaving less for the rest of the plant.
Xylem, zī′lem, n. the woody part of vegetable tissue—opposed to the phlom, or bast part.
All round the xylem and the phloëm there are many thick-walled cells.
These vessels together with the numerous small thick-walled cells lying between the pitted vessels constitute the xylem.
Just above the xylem there is a group of large and small thin-walled cells.
The larger bundles are normal in every way, while in the smaller ones the xylem elements are considerably reduced.