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The anchorage efficiency of tap roots falls as trees get bigger, and so larger trees would be afforded additional support by having increased buttressing (Ennos 1993).
Soil type has been related to buttressing in Malaysia where buttressing has been found to be more common and more massive on loams and clayey soils than on sandy spodosols (Richard 1936).
Kurz and Demaree (1934) believed curvature in buttressing was a function of the duration of time the trunk was exposed to various combinations of water and air.
Finally, buttressing trees presented more individuals of H.
It is very common that buttressing trees accumulate a great amount of leaf litter at their base, and this microhabitat is used by many groups of invertebrates and vertebrates as shelter (e.
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