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... all parts of the tree, some of the cells begin to differentiate to form sprouts, prop roots, roots or flowers. This capacity for division and differentiation is called meristematic. Meristems are groups of ... parts of the tree. There are apical meristems that increase the length of stems and roots, and also produce flowers, and vascular meristems - cambial zone - that increases the girth or ...
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Plant Fibers Photos 3
... called "screw pine," it is not related to the Pine Family (Pinaceae). Note the conspicuous prop roots at the base of the trunk which support these plants in water-logged soils and ...
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Drift Seeds and Drift Fruits
... and aerial roots of mangroves are typically dotted with numerous lenticels--small pores which provide gas exchange between the roots and the atmosphere. Lenticels are especially conspicuous on the prop roots of ... pencil-like pneumatophores around its base. See The Black Mangrove & Tea Mangrove See Aerial Prop Roots Of The Red Mangrove Another Assortment Of Drift Fruits & Seeds Mangroves survive in ...
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Display Glasshouse - ANBG
... . These plants tend to have tough, fleshy leaves and spongy roots which can absorb water and resist drying. Other epiphytes grow ... to trap falling leaf litter and guide water to the roots. [photo] 3. Orchids The epiphytic orchids on display include plants from ... They commonly grow on the banks of billabongs and streams. Special prop roots grow from their stems as the plant gets taller and help ...
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CRFG Fruit List
... Asian medium-large tree, with a picturesque silhouette accentuated by prop roots projecting from trunk. Terminal bud is edible. The leaves' tender ... red shell and excellent flavor. Subject to a freeze. If the roots are protected, they will return with vigor. Propagated by seed, ... in Your Backyard. By Jim Neitzel. 1980 #4, p 25 Better Roots Through Chemistry. By Raymond F. Vincent. 1973 YB, pp 2-5 ...
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Floridata: Ficus benghalensis
... page A single banyan tree will grow a forest of prop roots as it matures over a long lifetime. Description Banyan is ... banyan produces aerial roots that hang down from horizontal branches and take root where they touch the ground. These vertical "prop roots" can create a forest on their own. Banyan can get 100' tall and, with its massive limbs supported by prop roots, spread ...
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Floridata: Pandanus utilius
... , and have a waxy texture. Screw pine produces numerous aerial stilt roots that grow down to the ground and help support the ... materials are trapped within the screw pine's network of aerial prop roots, a characteristic that makes this species invaluable for stabalizing dunes ... . In its native habitat, screw pine, with its many aerial prop roots, is sometimes used for erosion control and to bind sand ...
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Chapter 5: Evolution and the fossil record
... and copyright University of California Museum of Paleontology. Used with permission. Figure 2. Permineralized Nypa prop roots. Late Eocene of Texas. Photo courtesy and copyright University of California Museum of Paleontology. Used ...
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California Backyard Orchard: General Information - Propagation
... Layering is another method of rooting stems, in which stems are induced to produce adventitious roots while they remain attached to the parent plant. Some plants (blackberries, raspberries) naturally form layers ... -mail your comments to: Mario Moratorio, Small Farm/Urban Horticulture Advisor - Yolo/Solano Counties general-prop.shtml updated July 28, 2005
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PLANT PROPAGATION
... small leaf is lost in transplanting, the plant can recover and grow normally. Expose seedlings' roots to air as briefly as possible. Lightly firm the soil around the seedling. Transplanting ... inch thick. The gametophyte reproduces sexually and forms SPOROPHYTES (SPORE-oh-fights) which have visible roots, stems and leaves. During the first phase of growing ferns, sterile conditions are critical. Moss ...
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