phloem ray


: a vascular ray or part of a vascular ray that is located in phloem compare xylem ray

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phloem ray was in 1875

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“Phloem ray.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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