rhizophore

noun
rhi·​zo·​phore | \ˈrīzəˌfō(ə)r\
plural -s

Definition of rhizophore 

: one of the downward-growing leafless dichotomous shoots in club mosses of the genus Selaginella that bear tufts of adventitious roots at the apex

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International Scientific Vocabulary rhiz- + -phore

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