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(1) Stalk [ Botany ]

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  Stalk is a non technical term used for indicate the main stem (axis) of a plant, which ordinarily supports the leaves, flowers, and fruit  
(2) Stalk  [ Botany ]
  It can also describe the pedicel of a flower or the peduncle of a flower cluster, the petiole of a leaf, the stipe of an ovary, or any other similar supporting organ.  





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