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  Re: Contractile Roots
From: hermine <hermine at endangeredspecies.com> on 1997.09.09 at 21:10:54(1203)
At 08:51 AM 9/9/97 -0500, Sue Zunino wrote:
>Could this be what happens?
>The bulb puts out contractile roots as stablizers, the plant grows, the bulb
>wastes away, the weight of the plant causes it to settle into the wasted
>bulb's hole, the plant dies then rebuilds it's new bulb at a deeper level
>where the next contractile root growth anchors it, and the process begins all
>over again.
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