phloem ray

noun

Definition of phloem ray

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

First Known Use of phloem ray

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Phloem ray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phloem%20ray. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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