Wednesday, 17 October 2012

1. EXTERNAL FEATURES OF PLANTS

Plants have different sizes, shapes, and colours. They make our world a beautiful place to stay in. The different parts of a plant that you can observe is called the external features.

Most plants have the same main parts: leaves, stems, flowers and fruits. However, these features do not look the same.



These are non-flowering plants.





















These are non-flowering plants.








Most plants have green leaves. However, some have yellow or red leaves. Some leaves are shiny and some are dull. The surface of leaves are smooth or rough. The shape of leaves can be irregular, oval, round or long. 

Plants also have their similarities and differences of the external feature.

Let's take an example of ROSE and HIBISCUS.

Similarities:
  • Both plants have woody stem.
  • Both plants have flowers.

Differences:
  • The rose has thorns but the hibiscus does not have any thorns.

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