Plant Cells

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Types of Plant Cells

There are three basic types of cells in most plants. These cells make up ground tissue, which will be discussed in another concept. The three types of cells are described in Table below.

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The different types of plant cells have different structures and functions.

Type of Cell Structure Functions Example
Parenchymal

cube-shaped

loosely packed

thin-walled

relatively unspecialized

contain chloroplasts

photosynthesis

cellular respiration

storage

food storage tissues of potatoes

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Collenchymal

elongated

irregularly thickened walls

support

wind resistance

strings running through a stalk of celery

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