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The internal structure of the stem is more complex. Stem is differentiated into nodes and internodes. The leaves are inserted on the nodes. The arrangement of leaves on the ‘nodes has made the stem more complicated. Stem has three fundamental systems. These tissues systems are epidermis or dermal tissues, ground tissues and vascular tissues. In conifers and dicotyledonous plants the ...

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Morphology of Plants – The Stem

The Stem The main stem is the portion of the primary axis of the plant which develops from the plumule axis. An axis, together with the leaves which it bears, is called a shoot. A branch is also a shoot, for it consists of an elongation axis or stem with its own set of leaves. Characteristics of Stem The stem ...

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