The buttress roots of a tropical rainforest tree provide support for the large tree because the roots are shallow due to the minimal depth of the nutrient layer in the soil, Amazon River Basin, South America.
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The buttress roots of a tropical rainforest tree provide support for the large tree because the roots are shallow due to the minimal depth of the nutrient layer in the soil, Amazon River Basin, South America.

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Photographer: inga spence
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 2 Jan 2011
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Credit: Inga Spence/Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
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