FLOWERS

STEMS AND BUDS

FRUITS

ROOTS

SEEDS

LEAVES

THE PLANTS

What is a root? To know more about "The roots"

Types of roots

TYPES OF ROOTS

Taproot

ARREL AXANOMORFA

Fibrous root

ARREL FASCICULADA

Elongated taproots

ARREL NAPIFORME

Tuberoid root

ARREL TUBEROSA

Branched

ARREL RAMIFICADA

Taproot, It is the primary root from which secondary roots (rootlets) derive from.

Fibrous roots do not have a primary root. They show almost the same size and width.

Elongated taproots offer a very fat primary root because they accumulate food it.

Tuberoid roots or tuberous roots are fibrous roots that became fat because of the accumulation of nutrients. (More information)

Branched roots do not have a primary root. They resemble to the branches of a tree.

Other types of roots

Besides the more usual roots named above, we should consider those ones that are a bit special. Those not inserted into the soil, either because they are in the open air or because they live inside the water. These special roots are the following:

Adventitious roots

ARREL SADHERENTS

ARREL SADHERENTS

Those who grow from a stem and are used by some plants to spread along the surface of the soil.

Water roots

WATER ROOTS

Those living in the water.

Parasite roots

ARRELS XUCLADORES

They are stuck on another plant, sucking the nutrients from it.The mistletoe is a clear example of this type.

TEST

Choose the suitable answer:


1) The carrot has a:

-Typical root

-Taproot

-Fibrous root

2) A parasite root aims mainly

-To stick the plant to the soil

-To suck nutrients from the soil

-To absorb nutrients from another plant

What is a root? To know more about "The roots"

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