The adaptations of the cactus includes small and spiky leaves that reduce evaporation of water. It also prevents loss of water. The cactus has also a thick and juicy stem that stores water. It carries out photosynthesis like any other normal green plant.
Waxy leaves, long roots, have needles
Cactuses have many adaptions to survive in dry, hot regions. Such as:
- Being greyish/silver in color: To reflect heat of the sun and reduce water loss
- A swollen stem: To store water
- Rolled up leaves (only in certain cacti) to reduce surface area that is exposed to the sun, therefore preventing water loss
- Covered in thorns: Helps protect the plant from animals trying to eat it
the cactus wren is large so here are its adaptations
Cactus has spiky tips because it is their adaptations. Adaptations are something that protects you from other things.
in winter the barrel cactus
The structural adaptations you would notice on a cactus are the spines on it. The spines are there so they don't loose water.
The desert does not help the cactus survive. The cactus survives despite the desert due to its adaptations..
the thorns is a structural adaption of rose,cactus,bamboo
The cactus has a number of structural adaptations that allow it to live in the harsh conditions of the desert. Many other plants lack these adaptations and cannot survive in a desert.
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in the body of the cactus, water is stored as not much rain falls where cacti are. cacti have thorns to prevent themselves from being eaten by predators.
They store water in there stem.
A botanist studies plants and their adaptations.
physiological adaptions meaning functional adaptions are the features of an animal.
cactus and dates were the native plants of deserts
It stores up water inside it.
It does not have the proper adaptations to live in that area hope this helped :)
well it would harm it because if the cactus gets to much water then it will die
They store water in a little trunk. (Kind of like a cactus.)
The leaves of a cactus have been reduced to spines to deter herbivory. The stems are fleshy and photosynthetic. The stomata are sunken into the surface of the leaf to increase the boundary layer.
Yes, they have structural adaptations: their thorns. by: Super Buddy
It use their thorns to defend theirselves :D by: top2 of answerworld
A cactus has a few adaptations to heat. These include having spikes to keep away organisms who need water, and being able to hold large amounts of water.
thick and waxy skin, spiky leaves, flexible stem and shallow roots.
The cactus has the following adaptations to help it survive in its environment; 1) Deep wide roots so they can absorb water. 2) Small, prickly, leaves that reduce evaporation in the overwhelming heat. 3) A thick stem to store the water gained.
In plants respiraation takes place in the cytoplasm (glycolysis) and mitochondria (Kreb's cycle). The Cactus have both these structures, therefore, respiration in Cactus takes place like other plants. For gaseous exchange these might have developed own adaptations.
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