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Roots - 10 Pneumatophores are negatively geotropic roots found on some plants in swampy areas that grow above the water line or tide-line. These roots help absorb oxygen. They are common on mangroves. The knees of bald cypress are similar to pneumatophores. Water Storage Roots Water storage roots are found in members of the Cucurbitaceae, including
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Unformatted text preview: one that grows in Washington. They can be huge, weighing more than 50 pounds. One unique variation for specialized roots is found in the flower pot plant. It has modified leaves that form a pot in which water and debris collects. Adventitious roots form in the pot for absorption of collected water and nutrients....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Makina during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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