Q. 215.0( 8 Votes )

Write the adaptation in aquatic plants due to which

(a) Submerged leaves can bend in the flowing water.

(b) Leaves can float on the surface of water.

Answer :

(a) Some aquatic plants are totally submerged in water. All parts of these plants grow under water. These submerged plants have narrow and very thin ribbon-like leaves, that enable them to bend in flowing water.


(b) The stems of some aquatic plants are long, hollow and light. These stems grow and reach up to the surface of water and the leaves can float on the surface of water.


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