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How cactus make food?


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Answered 2010-07-05 11:22:49

A cactus makes food through the process of photosynthesis, like any other plant. The difference between a cactus making food from another plant is that cactus have their leaves reduced to spines, therefore, their stem contains chlorophyll and photosynthesis takes place through the stem.

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Answered 2020-05-29 03:46:08

The leaves are reduced to spines or thrones.The broad ,green portion of the cactus plant is the stem.so photosynthesis takes place in

the green-

Coloured stems

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