Gunnera prorepens

Date

2014

Identifier

University of Otago

Publisher

Botany Department

Abstract

Gunnera prorepens typically grows on boggy ground near streams. Like all gunneras it hosts intracellular cyanobacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen. This unique symbiosis may help this species grow in low fertility soils.

Files

Gunnera Prorepens.jpg

Citation

Botany Department, “Gunnera prorepens,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/8775.