It is a very important part of the plant with the following functions:
The main stem is the most important one in the plant. Secondary stems grow from it. This type of stem is easily identified most plants and certain trees such as firs and pines.
Secondary stems grow from main stem a this one develops.
Nodes are some bulginess in the stems. Leaves grow at their level.
Internodes are the spaces between the nodes.
The main terminal bud is in charge of the upwards growing of the plant.
Secondary terminal buds come out from the tip of secondary stems. They make the secondary stems grow.
Lateral buds are placed on the stem nodes. Leaves and flowers arise from them.
Some plants are being cultivated because their buds are eatable. For example:
Choose the correct answer in each case.