root vascular system
- plant anatomy
- related: root vein
- exact: sistema vascular de la raíz (Spanish)
- exact: 根維管系 (Japanese)
- A vascular system that includes the totality of the portions of vascular tissue in their specific arrangement in a root. [source: ISBN:0471245208, POC:curators]
- This term was brought back from OBSOLETE node (original reason for OBSOLETE: synonym of term stele). Since stele encompasses both vascular system and the pith, in roots with pith, vascular system and stele are not synonymous.
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