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Conducting Elements in The Stem of a Moss
(Dawsonia superba, var. superba; Polytrichales)

picture to the left:. cross-section through the stem with central strand of vascular bundles and peripheral leaf traces. picture to the right: longitudinal section through the growing point and the stem section beneath it, A: apical cells, below the differentiating cells of the conducting elements: HYD (=hydroids), ST: stereids (= enhancing elements). (C. HEBANT, 1977)

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