A Tree Leaf Model, Part 2
David A. Tanzer, December 29, 2020
A leaf as a tree of pipes
Last time we set out the model of a leaf as a set of square cells in the plane. But there’s more structure to be defined: the veins.
All the veins taken together make up a ‘transport system’ for pumping fluid from the root to each of the cells.
Biological note: The cells need water to do … Read more