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Velamen is a tissue found in


A
Parasites
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B
All epiphytes
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C
Aerial roots of some orchids/ Vanda
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D
Halophytes
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Solution

The correct option is C Aerial roots of some orchids$$/$$ Vanda
Velamen is a tissue found in aerial roots of some orchids because it is specialized to protect the aerial roots from UV radiations. It also mechanically protects the vascular structure of roots and also absorbs moisture from the atmosphere.
So, the correct answer is 'Aerial roots of some orchids/ Vanda'.


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