coralloid


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coralloid

(kôr′ə-loid′, kŏr′-) also

coralloidal

(-loid′l)
adj.
Resembling coral in appearance or form.
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SEM observations on cyanobacteria-infected cycad coralloid roots.
Good, large coralloid growths, and minute spheroids occur, the spheroids perched on variscite and jahnsite crystals.
and grow upward to produce coralloid root masses at the soil surface.
In the early years of mining at Jaguaracu, zircon was collected in well-formed fan-shaped groups, coralloid aggregates and sub-parallel groups reaching more than 15 cm in length.
nitrogen-fixing ability of the coralloid cycad roots (Dehgan, 1983).
Examples of such structural synapomorphies for the extant Cycadales are girdling leaf traces, an inverted omega pattern of vascular bundle arrangement in petiole and cataphyll bases, protoxylem poles changing from endarch in the stem to exarch in the leaf traces, a primary thickening meristem, a contractile taproot, and ageotropic, coralloid, lateral roots (Stevenson, 1990b; Norstog & Nicholls, 1998).