Glossary: myco-heterotrophic

Definition:

plants which obtain their nutrients through a mycorrhizal fungus that is attached to the root of a photosynthetic plant. Such species is neither a parasite (directly attached to the host) nor a true saprophyte (directly obtaining nutrients from dead matter).

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: myco-heterotrophic.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=457, retrieved 13 December 2018

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