Aerenchyma



a tissue in certain aquatic plants, consisting of thin-walled cells and large intercellular spaces adapted for internal circulation of air.
noun
plant tissue with large air-filled spaces, which is typical of aquatic plants and allows air to reach waterlogged parts
aerenchyma
(â-rěng’kə-mə)
A spongy tissue with large air spaces found between the cells of the stems and leaves of aquatic plants. Aerenchyma provides buoyancy and allows the circulation of gases.

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