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)
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 plant stem is a part of the shoot system in the angiosperms. It has several
classifications, consists of different parts, and performs various functions.
A plant's stem serves as the support structure for its above ground components
and as a conduit through which water and nutrients can travel. When a stem is ...
Feb 18, 2011 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...