pneumatophores love

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  • noun Plural form of pneumatophore.

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Examples

  • They provide critical habitat for numerous species of fishes and crustaceans that are adapted to live, reproduce, and spend their juvenile lives among the tangled mass of roots, known as pneumatophores, that grow upward from the anaerobic mud to get the trees 'supply of oxygen.

    Sundarbans mangroves

  • Black mangrove (Avicennia sp.), which often grows more inland, has root projections called pneumatophores, which help to supply the plant with air in submerged soils.

    Mangrove swamp

  • Avicennia sp.), which often grows more inland, has root projections called pneumatophores, which help to supply the plant with air in submerged soils.

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  • Fossil remains of sea grasses and mangroves with clearly exposed vertical pneumatophores were first noticed in the 1920s.

    Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt

  • Trees with buttresses, stilt roots, and pneumatophores are common in some areas.

    Sumatran freshwater swamp forests

  • The straw-like spikes surrounding this plant are pneumatophores.

    Mangrove swamp

  • As a transition from the marine to freshwater and terrestrial systems, mangroves provide critical habitat for numerous species of fishes and crustaceans that are adapted to live among the tangled mass of pneumatophores, the roots that reach up from the muddy, anaerobic substrate to get the mangroves 'supply of oxygen.

    Indus River Delta-Arabian Sea mangroves

  • Mangrove species are characterized by adaptations for terrain that is unstable, anaerobic and inundated with saline influence (stilt or plank roots with lenticels and pneumatophores in some species).

    Esmeraldes-Pacific Colombia mangroves

  • Many associated dicot canopy species have stilt roots or pneumatophores.

    Tonle Sap-Mekong peat swamp forests

  • The straw-like spikes surrounding this plant are pneumatophores. wetland ecosystem due to their ability to survive in both salt and fresh water.

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