Van Fleet, Dick S. Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
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The single layer of plant cells that is located between the cortex and the vascular (xylem and phloem) tissues (Fig. 1). It has its most obvious development in roots and subaerial stems. In the aerial stem and in leaves it is not always detectable except by histochemical tests. However, aerial parts of many plants may develop a characteristic endodermis when subjected to belowground growing conditions.
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