from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The parenchymatous tissue which lies between the epidermal layers of a flat leaf-lamina; the soft inner tissue of leaves.
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Composition also includes a high mesophyl umbellate (Peucedanum morisonii) on chernozem soils with microphyllous deciduous woods (Betula pendula, Populus tremula).
Also found are Adenophora liliflora, Astragalus propinquis, and Coluria geoides - the rare mesophyl species for these conditions.
It is closely related to the clothes moth and, like the moth, bores in its larval stage, feeding on the mesophyl of the leaves.