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Help me understand! Conifers are adapted to tolerate extreme environmental conditions becauseof

Conifers are adapted to tolerate extreme environmental conditions because of

  • Option 1)

    broad hardy leaves

  • Option 2)

    superficial stomata

  • Option 3)

    thick cuticle

  • Option 4)

    presence of vessels

 
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In conifers the needle like leaves thick cuticle and sunken stomata help to reduce water leaves

 

 

Coniferopsida -

1-Wood is pcynoxylic

2-Small ephemeral cones formed in groups.

3-Large and perrinial female cones.

4-Siphonogamous fertilization.

5-Male gametes non-motile.

- wherein

 

Eg Pinus, Taxus.

 

 Presence of thick cuticle, presence of sunken stomata and needle like leaves are xerophytic adaptations of conifers for tolerating extreme environmental conditions.


Option 1)

broad hardy leaves

Incorrect

Option 2)

superficial stomata

Incorrect

Option 3)

thick cuticle

Correct

Option 4)

presence of vessels

Incorrect

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