Phyllode is present in :

  • Option 1)

    Asparagus

  • Option 2)

    Euphorbia

  • Option 3)

    Australian Acacia

  • Option 4)

    Opuntia

 

Answers (1)

As discussed in

Petiole -

It is the part of the leaf that connects the lamina with the stem. When petiole is absent, the leaf is said sessile. Ex: Gloriosa, calotropis. When petiole is present the leaf is called petiolate. Ex: Mango, Guavava.

- wherein

In austration acacia, petiole is modified into a flattened sickle structure called phyllode.

 

 


Option 1)

Asparagus

This option is incorrect.
 

Option 2)

Euphorbia

This option is incorrect.
 

Option 3)

Australian Acacia

This option is correct.
 

Option 4)

Opuntia

This option is incorrect.
 

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