Cryptophytes - classes of life form, Biology

Cryptophytes - Classes of Life Form

Perennating buds or shoot apices are buried in the ground at a distance from the soil surface that varies in different species. The buds are buried where they are protected from freezing or drying.

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Examples are tuberous and bulbous herbs. Many of these are found in arid zones. Hydrophytes are the cjptophytes whose buds are found below the water surface.

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