Palisade cells


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Palisade cells (Bot) vertically elongated parenchyma cells, such as are seen beneath the epidermis of the upper surface of many leaves.
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In literature:

In the lower half of the leaf's thickness, between the palisade cells and the under surface, the tissue is spongy.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers