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Climbing roots are present in: A. Loranthus B. Curcuma amada C. Rose D. Piper betle

Climbing roots are present in:
A. Loranthus
B. Curcuma amada
C. Rose
D. Piper betle

Grade:12th pass

1 Answers

Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 25071 Points
2 months ago
Climbing roots are present in plants which have weak stems and need external support for growth. Complete answer Piper betle out of the four has climbing roots. Aerial adventitious roots that arise from nodes and internodes of plants with weak stems to climb up their support are called climbing roots. They grow on above-ground parts of a plant. Aerial roots on woody vines function as anchors, affixing the plant to supporting structures such as trellises, rocks and walls. Some types of aerial roots also absorb moisture and nutrients, just like underground roots Image1: Piper Betle Sample So the correct answer is Piper Betle. Additional Information: The betel is a vine of the family Piperaceae, it includes pepper and kava. It has high Ayurvedic impotence and is also considered auspicious in India and Sri Lanka. It is extensively grown in South Asia and SouthEast Asia. It is economically extremely important since it is used as drugs and in Ayurveda as well. Notes: > Climbing roots are also known as Aerial Adventitious roots or Vines. Other modifications also include prop roots, stilt roots and pneumatophores. > Roots can be distinctively divided into three parts - Region of maturation, region of elongation and region of meristematic activity. > Roots are typically of 2 types, tap roots and fibrous roots. Tap roots are found in monocots while fibrous roots are found in dicotyledonous plants.

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