Rhizome

A horizontal, underground stem which is distinguished from a root by the presence of nodes, buds and leaves or scales.

Rhizome

A thickened horizontal underground stem with roots and leaves or shoots

Rhizome

In botany and dendrology, a rhizome (m, from rhízōma `mass of roots`, from rhizóō `cause to strike root`) is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that is usually found underground, often sending out roots and shoots from its nodes. Rhizomes are also called creeping rootstalks and rootstocks. Rhizomes develop from axillary buds and are d...
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rhizome

[n] - a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
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Rhizome

• (n.) A rootstock. See Rootstock.
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rhizome

<plant biology> A horizontal underground stem which can send out both shoots and roots, rhizomes sometimes have thickened areas that store starch. ... (23 Aug 1998) ...
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rhizome

rootstock 2 rootstalk noun a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
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Rhizome

[philosophy] Rhizome is a philosophical concept developed by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in their Capitalism and Schizophrenia (1972–1980) project. It is what Deleuze calls an `image of thought`, based on the botanical rhizome, that apprehends multiplicities. ==As a mode of knowledge and model for society== Deleuze and Guattari use...
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Rhizome

Rhi·zome' noun [ Greek ......... the mass of roots (of a tree), a stem, race, from ......... to make to root, pass., to take root, from ......... a root: confer French rhizome .] (Botany) A rootstock. See Rootstock .
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rhizome

a creeping stem, usually below ground, consisting of a series of nodes and internodes with adventitious roots. adj. rhizomatous
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Rhizome

A creeping underground stem often bearing scale leaves.
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Rhizome

A horizontal fleshy stem which grows at or below ground level. Rhizomes produce roots and shoots.
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rhizome

a horizontal stem, sometimes root-like in appearance, from which the roots arise and the apex of which progressively sends up stems/leaves
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Rhizome

A horizontal underground stem. Rhizomes produce stems above ground at intervals, as in sod-forming grasses, bracken fern, and others.
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Rhizome

A horizontal, fleshy underground stem or runner. Creeping grasses spread by rhizomes or stolons.
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Rhizome

A modified plant stem that grows horizontally, under the surface of the soil. New growth then emerges from different points of the rhizome. (Examples - irises and some lawn grasses are rhizome plants).
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rhizome

A modified plant stem which grows horizontally, under the surface of the soil. New growth then emerges from different points of the rhizome. Irises and some lawn grasses are rhizome plants.
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Rhizome

A perennial creeping underground portion of a stem which may look like a root; producing shoots on top and roots beneath; different from a root in that it has buds, nodes, and scaly leaves; rootstock.
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rhizome

a perennial underground stem usually growing horizontally. See also stolon.
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Rhizome

A plant organ which resembles a horizontal stem from which leaves grow. Anubias and Java Fern are common aquarium plants which grow from a rhizome. It is important that the rhizome lies on top of the substrate and is not buried within it as roots usually are, otherwise it will rot and the plant will die.
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Rhizome

a prostate or underground stem, that which the pseudobulbs arise from
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Rhizome

a prostate or underground stem, that which the pseudobulbs arise from
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rhizome

A root-bearing stem of sympodial orchids that progressively sends up leafy shoots.
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Rhizome

A specialized underground or surface stem, capable of producing aerial parts along its length.
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Rhizome

A stem of a plant which grows underground in a horizontal manner producing roots and shoots at the nodes. Once these shoots establish the rhizome may be severed and the new plants will survive. Some rhizomes may also store food for the plant. See also Stolon.
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