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Cross-section of pseudostem

Caption:
The part of the plant that looks like a trunk is actually a false stem, called pseudostem. It is formed by the overlapping leaf sheaths. The floral stem is visible in the center of the pseudostem.
Keywords:
Pseudostem
Date shot:
September 2006
Province/State:
Luwero district
Country:
Uganda
Photographer:
V├ęzina, Anne / Bioversity International