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What Are Analogous Organs? Describe with One Example from the Plant Kingdom. - Biology (Theory)

What are analogous organs? Describe with one example from the plant kingdom.

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Analogous Organs and Analogy: Analogous organs perform the same function and have atmost similar appearance, but they develop in totally different groups and are different in fundamental structure. Therefore, analogy is the superficial similarity in appearance between organs of different animal groups because they carry out the same function.
Potato and Sweet Potato have similar tuberous appearance due to storage of food, but Potato is stem and Sweet Potato is root.

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