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A long, supple woody stem, often used to support young or fragile plants.
The practice of supporting young or fragile plants, by loosely attaching them to canes or stakes driven into the ground.
Aerial roots grow on the stems of plants, such as ivy. These may be used for support or the uptake of air and moisture.
The coiled, cord-like growths (modified stems or leaves) produced by climbing plants, which enable them to attach to supports.
Plant from the Araceae family, which includes plants such as the philodendron. Many of these produce aerial roots from their stems, which are used to absorb moisture from the air and which can help support the climbing stems.