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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

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

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae)

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae) VIANNA, Wânia de Oliveira, SOARES, Marli Kasue Misaki... Read More

Haustorium

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

Pneumatophore

Definition noun, plural: pneumatophores (botany) A specialized aerial root, such as in certain mangrove species, that stick... Read More

Strangler

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

Avicennia germinans

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the family Acanthaceae, and is commonly known as the black... Read More

Ficus benghalensis

Definition noun (botany) A fig species of the family Moraceae that is native to the Indian Subcontinent and colloquially... Read More

Ficus

Definition noun A pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs, or vines belonging to the taxonomic family... Read More

Mangrove

Definition noun, plural: mangroves (botany) Any of the trees of the genus Rhizophora (botany) Any of the trees or shrubs... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Banyan

Definition noun, plural: banyans (botany) A tree of the same genus as the common fig, and called the Indian fig tree (Ficus... Read More