Example of Assimilatory Roots

These are chlorophyll bearing green, photosynthetic roots.

Example: Tinospora cordifolia and Trapa natans.
Tinospora cordifolia



Trapa natans 





Trapa is an aquatic plant with green submerged roots. They perform photosynthesis.

Tinospora has long, slender and hanging aerial adventitious roots. These roots are green and photosynthetic.
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