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)
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.
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.
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...
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 ...
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
Your basic vascular plant parts are roots, shoots, stems, and leaves. Of course,
there's a wealth of variety within these types or parts, but it boils down to those ...
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.
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....