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What is the function of leaf apex?


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2009-08-27 13:16:08
2009-08-27 13:16:08

I found no specific answer for this, but the leaf apex comes in a wide variety so that different species of plants can be distinguished. I have read this at

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there is no particular function for the apex

The apex of a leaf is the tip. To identify plants, it is important to know the shape of the apex.

The tip of a leaf is the APEX.

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The apex of the leaf is the tip or end farthest from the base or point of aattachment; the growing tip of a branch.

Apex refers to the top or tip. So apex can refer to many, many things, such as:Apex of the lungsApex of the heartIn plant botony, it refers toa part of the leaf, to be more specific the top or tip of the leafIn electronics, it can refer to a specific brand of product.

It is called the tip or the apex.

The tip or apex of a Sassafras leaf is rounded The base of a Sassafras leaf is cuneate Have fun with your leafiness ^^

The apex in the heart is the lowest outer part of the heart. Its function is to pump blood from the left atrium.

what is the function of each of the following external parts of a leaf?

The function of the veins in a leaf to help the leaf keep its shape just like how a handle on an umbrella helps it to keep its shape.

Because the leaf structure do not have the ability to store the starch molecules

The parts of a leaf include the veins, veinlets, apex, base, midrib, blade, petiole, & margin.

The ovate leaf has a pointed apex while the obovate has a round shape.

the function of leaf is to generate food for plant .

its function is to absorb sunlight for photosynthesis

The function of a plant leaf is to provide a structure in which chloroplasts can be exposed to sunlight so that they can perform photosynthesis.

The outer part of the leaf is called the cuticle. It is a waxy layer and does not comprise of live cells. It's function is to prevent the leaf from desiccation (drying out).

The functions of the epidermis in the leaf is to protect the underlying tissues.

external structure of the leaf is nica borromeo

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