plants can be divided into plants with woody stems and plants with
soft stems (non-woody plants).
Woody plants are supported by woody tissues.
These tissues are arranged closely together are densely packed. In
addition they can also be supported by the following.
Special support for non-woody (soft stem) plants include the
||casuarina trees, flame of the
forest, meranti trees, durian trees, angsana trees
||gourd plants, long beans, morning
||maize, pandan plant
||money plants, pepper plants,
Aquatic plants such as
o lotus plant and
o water hyacinth
use the help of water buoyancy for support.
Other types of plants, such as yam plant, use the turgidity of
their cells to keep them upright.
s yam plant, use the
turgidity of their cells to keep them upright.