Glossary: stolon

Definition:

  1. a short-lived, horizontal stem, either above, on or below the surface of the ground, rooting at one or more nodes;
  2. (in the Cyperaceae) long and slender scale-covered subterranean rhizomes ending in buds which give rise to new plants.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Stefaan Dondeyne and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-15

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P., Dondeyne, S. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2015). Flora of Mozambique: Glossary details: stolon.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=732, retrieved 27 April 2015

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