Monday, 15 October 2012

3. DIFFERENT WAYS OF GROUPING PLANTS


We also can grouped according to their external features but in different type.

Let take the group of flowering plants or non-flowering plants, it can grouped in other way by their leaves into 3 types: long leaves, oval leaves and irregular shaped leaves

  • Maize, sugar cane, pineapple and paddy can be grouped together because they are plants with long leaves
  • Tapioca, balsam and rose can be grouped together because they are plants with irregular shaped leaves.
  • Mango tree, durian tree and flame of the forest can be grouped together because they are plants with oval leaves.

EXERCISE

List the type of leaves in the blank box.
Group
Types of Leaves
Plants with the same features
1

Rose, Hibiscus, Peppermint
2

Banana Tree, Sugarcane, Pineapple

3

Mango Tree, Durian Tree, Rambutan Tree

Answer:  1.Irregular shaped leaves   2.Long leaves   3.Oval leaves

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