Function of Spongy Layer in a Leaf?


The function of the spongy layer in a leaf is temporary storage of amino acids and sugars. Other functions of the spongy layer include helping with the exchange of gases. The spongy layer makes up part of the mesophyll.
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It helps in gaseous exchange and transpiration.
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the epidermis Leaves contains upper and lower epidermis. 1) Upper epidermis. This is a single layer of cells containing few or no chloroplasts. The cells are quite transparent and
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