Types of roots
The adventitious succeed the radicle, they form the most important root system for the palm.
Prop and Stilt
This type of roots provide extra support for the plant. They grow from the lower part of the trunk down into the ground. Some palms that produce this kind of root are:
The first root that appears on seedlings is the radicle also known as seminal or primary; It provides anchorage and uptake nutrients and water.