This aids in preventing decay and slipping of the epidermis.
The epidermis is usually indistinguishable in the older roots.
Epidermis, or outer surface, which is a series of scales lying one upon the other.
This is the case in the epidermis of the stems and leaves of most grasses.
Externally the leaf is covered on both the sides by the epidermis.
"My epidermis has thickened ...