Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 35 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 781: 13


This organ has separate vascular bundles and, most tellingly, stomates in its epidermis, meaning that it is probably a leaf. Further, there is both spongy and palisade mesophyll, characteristic of a leaf. The unusual thing is that there is a round shape, which is unexpected for the leaf of a flowering plant.

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To get this answer scan through the chapter, looking for characteristic features of stems, leaves, and roots, making a list for each. Then, using figures in the chapter for help, look for those diagnostic features in the image shown in the question.
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