Ginger is a stem and not root because

Ginger is a stem and not root because

  1. It stores food material
  2. It has nodes and internodes
  3. it grows horizontally in the soil.
  4. It lacks chlorophyll
  5. None of the above/More than one of the above.

ANSWER: (5)

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.