A stem is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the
root. The stem ... The dermal tissue covers the outer surface of the stem and
usually functions to waterproof, prot...
Learn more about functions of stems in the Boundless open textbook. ... Plant
stems always have nodes (points of attachments for leaves, roots, and flowers)
A stem has several functions, including support, conducting water, storing water,
producing food ... The stem connects the plant's leaves and flowers to its roots....
The stem is the stalk of a plant or the main trunk of a tree. ... The primary functions
of the stem are to support the leaves; to conduct water and minerals to the ...
Have you ever wondered how a plant stays upright without falling over? In this
lesson you will learn the different parts of a plant stem. In...
The stem is a part of the plant that holds up other structures such as the leaves
and flowers. This is important as the leaves need to be held up to the sun to get
The stem is the ascending part of the plant formed by the elongation of the
plumule of the embryo. It bears leaves, branches and flowers. It is generally erect,
The three major internal parts of a stem are the xylem, phloem, and cambium.
The xylem and phloem are the major components of a plant's vascular system.
Plant Parts - Stems. Stems carry water and nutrients taken up by the roots to the
leaves. Then the food produced by the leaves moves to other parts of the plant.
Plant stems perform two basic functions: they support the leaves and flowers and
they carry water and food from place to place within the plant. A typical stem is ...