Apical meristem is a region of growth found in the plant’s shoots tips and root tips as well as the tips of new leaves and shoots. Apical meristem belongs to one of the four types of meristems. The other three are categorized as lateral meristems, namely: cork cambium, vascular cambium, and the intercalary meristem.
Apical meristem appears as a very dense cluster of undifferentiated cells. From these undifferentiated cells arise the various parts of the part. Register at BYJU’S to explore about apical meristem or other related topics.