The part of a plant below the soil is called

  1. Stem
  2. Root
  3. Shoot
  4. Leaf


The root is a part of the plant that lies underground and gives the plant mechanical support.

The correct answer is: Root

    • The root is the part of a plant that attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, and conveys water and nourishment to the rest of the plant via numerous branches and fibers 
    •  The main root of a plant is called the primary root; others are called secondary roots. The hard tip is called the root cap, which protects the growing cells behind it.