Tyloses  - Tyloses are structures produced by the living axial parenchyma that plug the vessels.  Once formed the tyloses stay in place.  Trees plug vessels in at least seven different ways.  Tyloses is one of the ways some ring porous trees plug vessels. 
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See "Plugging in Wall 1".

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