This passes gradually into the thinner-walled parenchyma of the inner cortex.
L, Optical section of cell of parenchyma in the same moss.
The whole of the cortex, stereom and parenchyma alike, is commonly living, and its cells often contain starch.
The term parenchyma is applied to tissues whose cells are isodiametric or cylin.drical in shape, prosenchyma tissues consisting of long narrow cells, with pointed ends.
the group, the exceptions being met with almost entirely among the higher Brown Seaweeds, in which is found parenchyma produced by the segmentation of an apical cell of the whole shoot, or by cell division in some other type of meristem.