Articles > Quizzes & Surveys > Xylem definition – quiz Xylem definition – quiz Quiz Choose the best answer. 1. A common characteristic of a xylem that separates it from phloem Photosynthetic material flows through it. Water moves through it. It is a vascular tissue. 2. Conducts water from roots to other parts of the plant Phloem Xylem Phloem and xylem 3. Xylem tissue has xylem vessels Angiosperms Gymnosperms Ferns 4. Xylem resembles a star by having "prongs" of xylem tissues Monocot stem Monocot root Dicot root 5. Characterized by having a secondary growth in stems Monocots Herbaceous dicots Woody dicots Send Your Results (Optional) Your Name To Email Time is Up!