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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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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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