adventitious roots Roots that develop from the stem following the death of the primary root. Branches from the adventitious roots form a fibrous root system in which all roots are about the same size; occur in monocots.
Adventitious Roots. Both taproots and fibrous roots are root systems that arise at the base of the plant shoot during germination. However, it is not uncommon for roots to develop from plant structures such as stems or leaves that are aboveground.
prop roots Adventitious roots arising on a stem above the ground and imparting some mechanical support to plants. The angled roots may provide for absorption of water and nutrients.
propagation The process of increasing in number.
It helps anchor the plant and helps prevent soil erosion.
Adventitious roots are roots that grow from plant structures other than the roots.
Shoot System: The shoot system consists of vegetative shoots which produce leaves and floral shoots that end with the flower.
Some plants have modified roots. Some arise from roots while adventitious roots arise aboveground from stems or even from leaves.
Some modified roots provide additional support and anchorage. Others store water and nutrients or absorb oxygen or water from the air.