Recent Examples of phloem from the Web
The beetles, just a quarter-inch long, can each lay up to 150 eggs in the phloem layer beneath a tree's bark on top of the wood.
The beetles chewed and fed on the tree’s phloem, conduits just below the bark for the tree’s life-giving juices.
Cane bark (phloem) and wood (xylem) damage can occur in grapevines at temperatures from minus 4 to minus 13.
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