Collenchyma cells provide strength, flexibility: plants
Collenchyma cells in vascular plants support growing parts due to flexible cellulosic walls, which lignify once growth has ceased.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Design ideas for adding strength to structures or materials.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Design ideas for adding strength to structures or materials.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Architecture, building, nanotechnology, materials science
David F. Cutler