Habitats and Food Chain

Habitats and Food Chain - Tree

Created on: Feb-03-2015   Last updated: Feb-03-2015

 

8.5" x 11" - Choice of Hardcover/Softcover - Color - Photo Book
Theme: Presentation    Privacy: Everyone
20 pages    215 reads    0 people's favorite    0 likes   
Add as a Favorite      Like it




Share with Friends
?
 

Description

n botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species. In some usages, the definition of a tree may be narrower, including only woody plants with secondary growth, plants that are usable as lumber or plants above a specified height. In looser senses, the taller palms, the tree ferns, bananas and bamboos are also trees. Trees tend to be long-lived, some reaching several thousand years old. The tallest known tree, a coast redwood named Hyperion, stands 115.6 m (379 ft) high. Trees have been in existence on the Earth for 370 million years. Trees are not a taxonomic group but include a variety of plant species that have independently evolved a woody trunk and branches as a way to tower above other plants to compete for sunlight.

A tree typically has many secondary branches supported clear of the ground by the trunk. This trunk typically contains woody tissue for strength, and vascular tissue to carry materials from one..

 
Reader comments:

 

 
 

Author Profile

zeeshan
Joined: Feb-03-2015

More Books From this Author:

Author's Personal Bookstore
 

Author Bio

I Love to write about nature that'why in this book i am going to write about tree .I am 13 years old.I am born in Pakistan,Karachi.