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These are the adventitious roots found in the epiphytes. The epiphytes posses two types of roots they are the clinging root and the aerial or epiphytic root. The epiphytic root hang freely in the air and absorbs the moisture from the air. Since they possess a special type of tissue called as velamen which absorbs moisture and store them.

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