Definition of phellogen in English:

phellogen

noun

Botany
  • The layer of meristematic cells from which phellem is formed; the cork cambium.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Alfred Bennett (1833–1902), botanist and publisher. From German Phellogen from phello- (in Phelloderma) + -gen.

Pronunciation

phellogen

/ˈfɛlədʒɛn//ˈfɛlədʒ(ə)n/