Ginger is a stem and not root because
- It stores food material
- It has nodes and internodes
- it grows horizontally in the soil.
- It lacks chlorophyll
- None of the above/More than one of the above.
Ginger is a rhizome. Ginger is a modified stem of a plant that usually grows horizontally underground. It generally has roots and shoots arising from its nodes.It has nodes and internodes.