[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: roots

> Subject: Re: Please help finish this sentence
> ... Help please and feel free
> to correct me or suggest a term while you're at it.
> "Floating Plants - Plants which float on the surface of the water,
> deriving needed nutrients from the water via hairlike structures
> called ______. "

> The answer is--------root hairs

"Thallus" and "leaves" would also be correct. e.g. : Riccia and megaphylls
Myriophyllum, the microphylls of moss.

Hairlike structures, absorb nutrient through these structures, can float on
the water. 

Tom Barr