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Tansley review no. 69. The biology of myco-heterotrophic ('saprophytic') plants

Leake, J.R.

New Phytologist 127(2): 171-216


ISSN/ISBN: 0028-646X
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.1994.tb04272.x
Accession: 002707295

The biology of myco-heterotrophic plants is reviewed under the headings: taxonomic and phylogenetic relationships, distribution patterns, habitats, embryology, characteristics of seeds, mycorrhizal infection, morphologies of roots, characteristics of shoots, carbon assimilation and storage by myco-heterotrophic plants, reproduction, mutualism or parasitism and future directions for research in myco-heterotrophic plants.

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