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This image is a TS Ranculus(buttercup)root. The following features are clear.

  • epidermis (the outer most uniseriate layer)
  • cortex (cells between the epidermis and endodermis)
  • endoderm (U shaped cells surround the vascular tissue)
  • pericycle (uniseriate layer just within the endoderm)
  • primary phloem (blue stained circles between the xylem poles)
  • primary xylem (the largish pink stained cells that form a X in the middle)