Name any five plant parts which are used as food.

Plant parts such as root, stem, leaves, flower and seeds are modified to store nutrients in them and thus used to be consumed as food. 


Flowers of plants like sunflower, banana, jasmine and pumpkin are consumed as food.

Seeds of the plants like wheat, rice, maize, millet, peas, groundnut, pulses etc. are used for making food.

Onion, potato, ginger, turmeric and garlic are some examples of modified stem that are consumed as food.  
 Leaves of plant like spinach, lettuce, cabbage, mustard plant are often eaten as food or as vegetables.

Carrot, radish, sweet potato, turnip and beet root are the examples of the modified roots which are consumed as food.

The fruits which are consumed as food are apple, banana, orange, grapes, mango, pears, plum, guava, etc.


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Updated on: 29-Mar-2023


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