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Anatomy of Flowering Plants


  • It is a group of cells that are similar in structure and are organised together to perform a specific function.

  • It is of two types: Meristematic tissues and Permanent tissues

  • Meristematic tissue

  • It consists of actively dividing cells that are found in those regions of the plant body that show growth.

  • The examples include root tip, shoot tip, and base of the leaves.

  • It is classified into three types:

  1. Apical meristem: They are present in the growing tips of stems and roots. Function – helps in increasing the length of the stem and root

  2. Intercalary meristem: They lie at the base of leaves or internodes.

Function – helps in the longitudinal growth of plants

  1. Lateral meristem: They lie on the lateā€¦

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