What is the difference between Phylloclade & Phyllode ?

The difference between Phylloclade & Phyllode are:


  • It is the modification of stem.
  • It develops in the axil of leaf.
  • It has nodes and flowers
  • Modified leaves are present in the form of spines and scales on its nodes

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  • It is the modification of petiole
  • It has a bud in its axil which develops into a branch
  • It does not have nodes and flowers
  • It does not have spines and scales, as it is the modification of petiole.
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