Underground stem

Underground stems are modified plants that derive from stem tissue but exist under the soil surface. They function as storage tissues for food and nutrients, propagation of new clones, and perennation. Types include bulbs, corms, rhizomes, stolons, spindle-shaped, and tubers.


Underground stems are modified plants that derive from stem tissue but exist under the soil surface. They function as storage tissues for food and nutrients, propagation of new clones, and perennation. Types include bulbs, corms, rhizomes, stolons, spindle-shaped, and tubers.
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