Results for: Waxy

In Makeup

Used In Waxy Waterproof Coverings?

The waxy waterproof coverings are what covers the stems and leaves  of most of the plants. They help the plant not to loss a lot of  water especially in the dry seasons.
In Science

Why is the cuticle waxy?

A plantâ??s cuticle is waxy because it actually is a type of wax  that is produced by the plant. The purpose of the cuticle is to  keep leaves from drying out.

Why is the waxy cuticle on a leaf?

The waxy cuticle prevents the excessive transpiration from the leaves. However, the transpiration, a term for water evaporation from plants, can still occur through stomata. W (MORE)

Can a leaf have no waxy surface?

Yes a leaf can not have a waxy surface if it is so adapted. The waxy surface is designed to keep water off, and inside of the leaf. Leaves in the rain forest often have a waxy (MORE)