Different between Parenchyma and Sclerenchyma tissues

Parenchyma and Sclerenchyma tissues are the kinds of supporting tissues of Simple permanent tissue.

Parenchyma and Sclerenchyma tissues

Parenchyma tissue Sclerenchyma tissue
1.  The cells of Parenchyma tissue are thin walled and have intercellular speces. 1. The cell of Sclerenchyma tissue are long with tappering and have a cell wall.
2. This tissue is present almost all part of the plant such as roots, stems and leaves. 2. This types of tissue is found in the stem and veins of leaves.
3. This tissue store food. Its cells found in leaves with Chloroplasts and help in photosynthesis. 3. This tissue provides mechanical strength to the stem.
4. The Parenchyma cell has living cell and contains Protoplasm. 4. These cells are generally dead and do not contain any Protoplasm.

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