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mycotrophic

(of plants) having mycorrhizae associated with the root system.
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These results suggest that these members of the genus Helianthus are facultative mycotrophs (Allen 1991).
All perennial grasses showed consistently high %VAM colonization, suggesting they may function as obligate mycotrophs.
Chapter 11 is an especially interesting chapter that brings together a surprisingly extensive literature on a range of plants from parasitic plants, mycotrophs, orchids, and carnivorous plants, to those of unusual habitats, such as aquatic, saline, and psammophytic habitats.