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Is broccoli a stem root or leaf?

Vegetables are usually grouped according to the portion of the plant that is eaten such as leaves (lettuce), stem (celery), roots (carrot), tubers (potato), bulbs (onion) and flowers (broccoli). A fruit is the mature ovary of a plant. So a tomato is botanically a fruit but is commonly considered a vegetable.

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Keeping this in view, is broccoli a leaf or flower?

Broccoli is classified in the Italica cultivar group of the species Brassica oleracea. Broccoli has large flower heads, usually dark green in color, arranged in a tree-like structure branching out from a thick stalk which is usually light green. The mass of flower heads is surrounded by leaves.

Beside above, which part of the plant is broccoli? Broccoli has two main edible parts, the florets — the dark green forest-y tops which are actually undeveloped flower buds — and the stalk — the pale green undercarriage like the trunk of a tree.

Subsequently, one may also ask, is cauliflower a root stem or leaf?

Among the edible tubers, or underground stems, are potatoes. The leaf and leafstalk vegetables include brussels sprouts, cabbage, celery, lettuce, rhubarb, and spinach. Among the bulb vegetables are garlic, leeks, and onions. The head, or flower, vegetables include artichokes, broccoli, and cauliflower.

Is Ginger a root or stem?

Ginger is an underground STEM modification which is known as RHIZOME. It contains buds and scale leaves ( non green structures used for storage) and is used for vegetative propagation and also for surviving through adverse conditions.

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