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Stem

stem
The main stem or a branch of the main axial system of a plant, developed from the plumule of the embryo and typically bearing leaves.
A slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ.Part of the plant shoot above ground level that gives rise to the presence of leaves which are equally seperated by nodes.


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