AMU Medical AMU Solved Paper-1997

  • question_answer Cladode is a characteristic morphological feature of

    A)  Asparagus and Riiscus   

    B)  Casuarina and Opuntia

    C)  Cladophora and Cactus

    D)  Citrus and Euphorbia

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    : Cladode is a modified stem in which the branches of limited growth become green and flat like a leaf, e.g.. Asparagus and Ruscus. Phylloclades are green, flattened or cylindrical branches of unlimited growth. These leaves may fall early or get modified into spine, e.g., Opuntia, Casuarina, Euphorbia (some sps.) etc.


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