(a) Explain how, new Bryophyllum plants can be produced from the leaves of the old plant? Illustrate your answer with the help of a labelled diagram.(b) How can you grow money plant by vegetative propagation?

(a) New Bryophyllum plants are reproduced through vegetative propagation method using either a piece of stem or leaves.

The leaves of Bryophyllum have special buds on their margins that get detached from it, falls on the ground and grow to produce a new plant.


(b) Money plant can be cultivated through vegetative propagation method using a part of a stem that contains at least one leaf attached to it.

One end of this stem cutting is dipped in water with another end freely moving in the air.

After a few days, new roots start appearing at the point of leaf attachment, and stem develops into a new money plant.


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Updated on: 23-Mar-2023


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