Modified leaf

Modified leaf

Normal leaves just perform photosynthesis and transpiration. When leaves do more than that they are called modified leaves. The onion has modified leaves. The scales of the onion bulb are actually modified leaves that provide protection from water loss.

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by | August 16, 2012 · 12:00 pm

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