Give two examples of roots that develop from different parts of the angiospermic plant other than the radicle.

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Adventitious roots are the term used when the roots develop from different plant parts in angiosperm. Two examples of adventitious roots are: -

  • Prop Roots in Banyan: The roots of a banyan tree is an example for prop roots. These prop roots deeply penetrate the soil and help the tree to maintain the balance and support itself.
     
  •  Stilt Roots in Maize: The roots in maize plants are an example for stilt roots.These roots enter the ground and are developed from the nodes just above the ground; they provide extra support to the maize plant.

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