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The fine lateral roots of Lysinema ciliatum R. Br., an epacrid from habitats subject to periodic drought in Western Australia, are hair roots resembling those of Ericaceae. The finest (ultimate) hair roots have a cortex consisting only of an endodermis and an exodermis. Both layers have Casparian...
Xylem transport of nitrogen and phosphorus was examined in mature mycorrhizal plants of 41 species in 15 genera of Epacridaceae in native habitat in south-west Australia. Glutamine was the principal nitrogenous solute of xylem of all but four species. In the latter species, arginine or asparagine...