Stemless plants have no visible stem aboveground and are composed mainly of leaves or leaflike structures. Examples include common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), Aloe vera, sisal (Agave), onion (Allium cepa), and liverworts (such as Marchantia polymorpha). They characterize aquatic and wetland vegetation, deserts, some grasslands, cultivated land, and wasteland.
See also: Angiosperm cells and tissues; Angio-sperm evolution; Angiosperm plant formation; Angiosperms; Arctic tundra; Biomes: types; Bryo-phytes; Community-ecosystem interactions; Conifers; Deserts; Savannas and deciduous tropical forests; Shoots; Species and speciation; Taiga; Wood.
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