Term Information

Accession
PO:0025358
Name
pneumatorhiza
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
pneumatorhizae (exact, plural), 支持根から出る側根 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
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Definition
A small lateral root that grows from a prop root and has a mealy surface texture. Source: ISBN:9780881928501
Comment
Found in some palms and other species growing in flooded habitats. Pneumatorhiza appear as small outgrowths on the surface of a prop root. Similar, but distinct from, pneumatophores.
Subset
None
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pneumatorhiza [is_a relation] is_a  lateral root (PO:0020121)

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