Which type of plant tissue is being described by the given statements?
  1. It consists of long, narrow cells with thick and lignified cell walls having a few or numerous pits.
  2. They are dead and without protoplasts.
  3. On the basis of variation in form, structure, origin and development, it may be either fibres or sclereids.
  4. It provides mechanical support to organs.

A. Parenchyma

B. Sclerenchyma

C. Collenchyma

D. Chlorenchyma

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