Which of the following are edible underground stems?

a) Potato

b) Turmeric

c) Ginger

d) Groundnut

Answer: a), b) and c)

Explanation: Underground stems are parts modified by the plants for storage and propagation purposes. Potatoes, turmeric and ginger are examples of edible underground stems. Potatoes are tubers that are fleshy ends of a stem. Ginger and turmeric are rhizomes that are capable of giving rise to new roots and shoots.

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