What is the difference between root tuber and stem tuber?

Root tuber

Stem tuber

1. Root tuber is a swollen root.

Stem tuber is a swollen underground stem.

2. It lack apical bud.

It have apical bud.

3. They lack nodes and internodes.

They have both nodes and internodes.

4. They lack chlorophyll.

Stem tubers may develop chlorophyll on exposure to sunlight, .

5. They lack scaly leaves and auxiliary buds.

They have both scaly leaves and auxiliary buds.

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