Plant Structure, Function, and Use

Plant Structures

How are plants defined?

Plants are defined in many ways due to their great number. In general, a plant is a multicellular, eukaryotic organism with cellulose-rich cell walls and chloroplasts that has starch as its primary carbohydrate food reserve. Most are photosynthetic and are primarily terrestrial, autotrophic (capable of making their own food) organisms.


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