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Leaf Cross Section Functions

STUDY
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cuticle
waxy water barrier
palisade layer
were most photosynthetic occurs
spongy layer
some photosynthesis occurs here as well as gas exchange
guard cell
controls stoma
stoma
carbon dioxide enters O2 and water vapor exit
air space
site of gas exchange
vascular bundle
were transport occurs
phloem
transports food made during photosynthesis from the leaves to the rest of the plants
lower epidermis
protection
upper epidermis
protection
xyloem
transport water and nutrients from the roots to the top of the plant