What are the adaptive features of epiphytes?
Which tissue is the important character of epiphytes?
What are examples of epiphytes?
What are the two types of epiphytes?
Do epiphytes have chlorophyll?
How do epiphytic plants absorb water?
What shapes do epiphytes have?
How does an epiphyte grow?
How do epiphytes reproduce?
Do epiphytes have vascular tissue?
However, because of the thin stem/branches, they cannot grow upright without any support. Like some of the other epiphytes, vines, both woody and herbaceous vines, are classified as vascular epiphytes and thus have the vascular tissue involved in the transportation of water and nutrients.
What are the characteristics of halophytes?
What is the function of velamen tissue?
…a multiple-layered epidermis called a velamen, which consists of nonliving compact cells with lignified strips of secondary walls. These cells provide support, prevent water loss, and assist the plant in absorbing water.