50+ How To Identify Xylem And Phloem Pictures. What is commonly referred to as 'sap' is indeed the substances that are being transported around a plant by its xylem and phloem. Xylem and phloem are the two types of vascular tissues, present in plants and together constitute vascular bundles.
Phloem and xylem are closely associated and are usually found right next to one another. Also the primary component of wood while phloem is (botany). Between the stems, roots, and leaves of plants.
In xylem, direction of flow is upward whereas in phloem direction is up and down.
The xylem and the phloem make up the vascular tissue of a plant and transports water, sugars, and other important substances around a plant. Phloem transports sucrose and amino acids up and down the plant. Phloem, like xylem, is comprised of several specialized cells like sieve tubes, companion cells, phloem fibers, and phloem parenchyma. Xylem and phloem are the vascular tissues of a plant.