Open main menu

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1872. From German Phlöem, from Ancient Greek φλόος (phlóos, husk, bark), from φλέω (phléō, I abound)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

phloem (plural phloems)

  1. (botany) A vascular tissue in land plants primarily responsible for the distribution of sugars and nutrients manufactured in the shoot

Derived termsEdit


TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit