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Studies of the family Proteaceae. I. Anatomy and morphology of the roots of some Victorian species

HM Purnell

Australian Journal of Botany 8(1) 38 - 50
Published: 1960


The term ''proteoid root" is defined. The morphological and anatomical features of such roots are described. A shorn account is given of the anatomy of the primary root and of roots in which secondary growth has occurred. The types of root system found among representative Victorian genera are also described.

Full text doi:10.1071/BT9600038

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