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Some modifications of the underground stem are given below choose the incorrect option:

Option: 1

Rhizome contains nodes and internodes as in ginger and turmeric.

Option: 2

Corm is found in saffron and colocasia.

Option: 3

Onion and garlic have reduced stem called bulb.

Option: 4

Potato is an example of rhizome

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Potato is not an example of a rhizome; it is an example of a modified underground stem known as a tuber. A tuber is a swollen, underground stem that stores nutrients for the plant. In contrast, a rhizome is a creeping, horizontal stem that grows below the soil surface and gives rise to new shoots and roots. Hence, the correct answer is option 4.

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