See the below image for the Cross section of a leaf diagram. CROSS SECTION OF A LEAF. Cuticle: A waxy layer that prevent water loss by evaporation. The cuticle is transparent and very thin to allow maximum light penetration. Upper Epidermis: A protective layer of cells that produces the cuticle.
Biology Diagram for CBSE class 10. The cross section of a leaf is divided into three main parts namely, the epidermis, mesophyll and the veins. Epidermis is divided into two types – upper epidermis and lower epidermis. Mesophyll is the inner tissue (parenchyma) of a leaf, containing many chloroplasts.
The leaf cross-section diagram can allow a student to have an idea about the structure of the leaves and the function of the cells present in them. It is easier to learn with the help of a diagram. The students can draw by hand, but the process is long and complicated. The students may not get satisfactory results.