- plant anatomy
- related: foliage leaf mesophyll
- related: leaf parenchyma
- exact: 葉の葉肉 (Japanese)
- exact: mesófilo de la hoja (Spanish)
- The chloroplast-containing, photosynthetic parenchymatous tissue situated between the two epidermal layers of the foliage leaf. [source: GR:Pankaj_Jaiswal, ISBN:0080374913]
- If you are annotating to this term, please add an additional annotation to vascular leaf (PO:0009025) or non-vascular leaf (PO:0025075), depending on the species. All annotations for angiosperms, gymnosperms, and pteridophytes should go to vascular leaf and all annotations for bryophytes should go to non-vascular leaf.
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