Identify to which category the plant belongs to.
1. Photosynthesis is carried out by stem.
2. Stem is covered by a waxy layer.
3. Leaves are in the form of spines.
Plants in mountain regions
The correct option is A Desert plants
Leaves are very small or reduced to spines in desert plants. This helps in reducing loss of water from the leaves through transpiration. The leaf-like structure in cactus is the stem that carries out photosynthesis. It is covered by a waxy layer, which helps the plant to retain water.