Select the group of plants that possess stilt roots.(1) Pandanus odoratissimus, Ficus benghalensis(2) Rhizophora mangal, Hedera helix(3) Zea mays, Rhizophora mangal.(4) Ficus benghalensis, Pisum sativum

Answer: (3)

Stilt roots are adventitious aerial roots that grow obliquely downward from the main stem’s basal nodes and attach firmly to the soil. Such supporting roots are found in plants which grow near river banks, ponds etc.

Examples: Maize, Red Mangrove.

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