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veined daylily bloom



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VEIN:

The vascular bundles that contain xylem (water conducting) and phloem (food conducting) tissues.

Veins in daylily leaves are parallel. This is a trait that is common to many monocots.

veins
Veins in a back-lighted daylily leaf. Photo: Sue Bergeron used with permission.

Daylily leaves showing parallel veins.
leaf veins
Photo: Hebron Smith, Ph.D., used with permission.


Below, cross section of a daylily petal with the veins labeled.
Vein
Photo by Charmaine Rich, used with permission.

Vein
Photo by Sue Bergeron, used with permission. Cultivar: 'Pumpkin Kid'


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