Unformatted text preview: • Daffodil • Tulip • Lilies Lignotubers The lignotuber is a special modification found in some fire scrubland shrubs and trees, particularly in some Eucalyptus species (family Myrtaceae), to provide a means of recovery after fires. The lignotuber is a rounded woody outgrowth at the stem-root interface, with many dormant shoot buds and nutrient storage that is resistant to fire. Following a fire, the buds emerge to form new shrubby growth....
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- Fall '09
- Plant morphology, Plant stem, Myrtaceae, dormant shoot buds, Technically bud scales