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Adventitious root

Definition noun, plural: advemtitious roots A root growing on the stem, leaf, or other body parts apart from the usual the... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Aerial root

Definition noun, plural: aerial roots A type of root that grows from the stem above the ground Supplement Aerial root is a... Read More

Haustorium

Definition noun, plural: haustoria (botany) Knob-like root for penetrating into and absorbing nutrients and water from the... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Rhizophora

Definition noun (botany) A genus of the family Rhizophoraceae which includes the true mangroves Supplement Rhizophora is a... Read More

Monocotyledon

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Liliopsida

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) A taxonomic class of the division Magnoliophyta comprised of lilies, grasses, palms,... Read More

Monocot

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Strangler

Definition noun, plural: stranglers (botany) A hemiepiphyte or epiphyte that grows when seed germinates at the canopy of the... Read More

Root

root (Science: botany) The water- and mineral-absorbing part of a plant which is usually underground, does not bear leaves,... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More