[Biology] Leaf

Definition and general characteristics:

  • The leaf can be defined as the prominent peripheral part of the vascular plants borne on the stem mainly specialized for photosynthesis.
  • Although the stem of young and some different plants can carry out photosynthesis but the leaves account for the major surface area for plants’ overall photosynthesis, transpiration and gaseous exchange.
  • The flat and thin structure of the leaves containing.....

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