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  • n. Plural form of lignotuber.


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  • They can send up new coppice shoots, as mallee does in the Whipstick, from underground lignotubers, and their roots plunge far too deep to be burnt.


  • Consequently, fire is an important large-scale process impacting on biodiversity, and many plant species possess characteristics such as seritony, protected vegetative buds, lignotubers, and soil seedbank that enable populations to persist.

    Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee

  • Although now extensively cleared for agriculture (predominantly cereal cropping and pasture), the region was originally vegetated with mallee woodlands, a distinctive multi-stemmed growth form emanating from the large lignotubers of Eucalyptus spp. that comprise the tree layer.

    Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee


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