Definition of Adventitious root
1. Noun. Root growing in an unusual location e.g. from a stem.
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Literary usage of Adventitious root
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1. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1875)
"S*oit- clary adventitious root« are formed in t'-.e same way in the roots, originating imn.~ diately upon the vascular ring and br- i. through the cortical ..."
2. An Elementary Course of Botany: Structural, Physiological, and Systematic by Arthur Henfrey, Maxwell Tylden Masters (1878)
"... of a swollen adventitious root, which is intimately blended with a low little-developed ... adventitious root ..."
3. On the Germination, Development, and Fructification of the Higher by Wilhelm Hofmeister, Frederick Currey (1862)
"On the developed frond, to the left, is seen the rudiment of an adventitious root. 8. The last-mentioned rudiment, x 150. 7. Longitudinal section of the ..."
4. The New American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure by Alphonso Wood (1889)
"245, A creeping Mem, with adventitious root*. 206. adventitious root! are such as originate in some part of the ascending axis —stem or branches — whether ..."
5. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"The primary root is surpassed in its development by an adventitious root formed at the base of the shoot of the embryo, and this elongates with the ..."
6. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger (1887)
"adventitious root from the runner of Ranunculus repens. ... Figure 53 shows us a cross-section from the base of a strong adventitious root thus obtained. ..."