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Pneumatophore

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

Siphosome

Definition noun, plural: syphosomes The region comprised of the feeding, reproductive, and defensive zooids in a... Read More

Nectophore

Definition noun, plural: nectophores The swimming bell in (the colony of) siphonophores Supplement The nectophores are the... Read More

Avicennia germinans

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

Siphonophore

Definition noun, plural: siphonophores Any of the various marine invertebrate of the order Siphonohorae of the class... 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

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

Physalia physalis

Definition noun A species within the family Physaliidae characterized by being in a colony resembling 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

Roots

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