What are modified stems?

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A modified stem is a part of a plant with special features developed for special functions. Modified stems can be found either above or below ground. Examples of above the ground modified stems include; crowns, stolons, runners or spurs, while below the ground include; bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers and tendrils.
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