Modified Leaf of Plant

The pointed tips on the plant above represent one type of modified leaf in a plant. These spikes help to protect the plant from animals or other large organisms that seek to hurt it. The leaf, in addition to this added function, still retains the original function of carrying out photosynthesis.

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