Secondary cell wall
secondary cell wall
Glossary of Plant Systematics (1st ed.) by Simpson (2006)
- An additional wall layer, composed of cellulose and lignin, secreted between the plasma membrane and the primary cell wall following cell elongation, found in some cell types (including tracheary elements and fibers).
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- A thick, cellulosic structure internal to the primary cell wall formed in some plant cells after cell expansion stops. (Contrast with primary cell wall.)
- Simpson, M. G. 2006. Plant Systematics. -xi + 590 pp. Elsevier Academic Press, Oxford.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.