Dicot stems with primary growth have pith in the center, with vascular ... form the
periderm, which replaces the epidermis in function.
Stems may be herbaceous (soft) or woody in nature. Their main function is to
provide support to the plant, holding leaves, flowers, and buds; in some cases, ...
The internode is the point between two nodes. Plant stems may grow above or
below the ground. When they grow above ground, they are aerial stems.
The stems of plants vary widely, depending on the lifestyle, growth habit and ... A:
The two main functions of roots are to deliver water and nutrients to the plant or ...
In most plants the stems are conspicuous aboveground, but in some species they
are ... In trees and shrubs, the main stem or trunk provides a strong columnar ...
Apr 25, 2011 ... A plant's stems are almost invariably upstaged by its colourful flowers and ... One
of the main functions of a stem is to pass water and dissolved ...
Your basic vascular plant parts are roots, shoots, stems, and leaves. ... Roots are
branched, underground structures that serve two major functions. First ...
Stems have two main functions. The first one is to transport the water and
minerals from the roots upwards to all other parts of the plant. The second one 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 minerals to the leaves
... Plants producing woody stems are called trees and shrubs.
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