why is xylem called a compound tissue

Q- Why is xylem called a compound tissue?

Answer- Xylem is composed of four types of cells that is why it is called a compound tissue. Xylem also helps in transportation of water and minerals to all other parts of the plant. The four parts of xylem tissue are as follows:

1. Tracheids

2. Vessels

3. Xylem parenchyma

4. Xylem fibre

Easy way to draw labelled diagram of Xylem tissue:

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