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2015/01/19

MONTESSORI BOTANY : The Swollen Roots



Conical Root

Conical roots are a kind of tap root.
Conical roots are wide at the top.
Conical roots become thinner
toward the bottom. 


Napiform Root

Napiform roots are a kind of tap root.
Napiform roots are large and round
at the upper part. Napiform roots taper
abruptly below the large, round portion.


Fusiform

 Fusiform roots are a kind of tap root.
Fusiform roots taper at each end .
Fusiform roots are widest in the middle.


Tuberous Roots

Tuberous roots are a kind of tap root.
Tuberous roots have the shape of a tuber.

Latin: tuber - to swell


    

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