The dermal tissue covers the outer surface of the stem and usually functions to
waterproof, protect and control gas exchange.
Learn more about functions of stems in the Boundless open textbook. ... Plant
stems always have nodes (points of attachments for leaves, roots, and flowers)
The plant stem is a part of the shoot system in the angiosperms. It has several
classifications, consists of different parts, and performs various functions.
Plants with stems, such as tree trunks, that are hard and do not bend easily. ... the
part of celery that we eat, is a special part of the leaf structure called a petiole.
I believe that there are four functions, if not more, of the stem in a plant. Those
include;. Support; holds the leaves, flowers, fruits, etc. Fun fact: vascular plants
are able ...
After completing this lesson, you will be able to explain what a plant stem is,
describe the various parts and what they do, and name the two main...
Each part has distinct functions. Together, these parts reflect how vascular plants
evolved to inhabit two distinct environments at the same time: the soil and 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
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 ...