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an air-filled root (submerged or exposed) that can function as a respiratory organ of a marsh or swamp plant

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6) Gas in the pneumatocyst may disappear spontaneously, and the cyst might change to a fluid-filled cyst.
Kelp was harvested from nearby giant kelp surface canopy and consisted of entire fronds with pneumatocysts punctured to eliminate buoyancy.
Sargassum is a leafy, brown algae buoyed by little gas-filled berries, or pneumatocysts.
From the holdfasts rise stalks, and from them grow fronds buoyant with carbon dioxide-filled bubbles called pneumatocysts.