Tag: Characteristics of a Leaf

Leaf Structure and Functions

Leaf Structure and Functions: What is a Leaf? It is the lateral flattened outgrowth arising at the node of the stem. It bears a bud in its axil. It arises from shoot meristem as primordia and ultimately it grows into a large leaf. It captures sunlight for photosynthesis. Characteristics of a Leaf: It is borne over …