Modified leaf of a plant

Modified leaf of a plant

Plants inhabit a variety of environments and ecosystems, like deserts, lakes, and also tropical rain forests. Modifications of the plant organs that would better adapt the plants to their specific surroundings came up when it was a necessity for the plants’ survival. Leaves, like in the aloe vera plant, have evolved into many interesting adaptations. For example some have adapted into growing thorns to shed off predators.

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