rootstalk


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rootstalk

(ˈruːtˌstɔːk)
n
(Botany) another word for rhizome
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Noun1.rootstalk - a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structurerootstalk - a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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In Indonesia, 'curcuma heyneana' rootstalk is a main ingredient in a body scrub oil called Rempah Lulur produced by Akar Sari, a small traditional cosmetics company based in the royal city of Solo in Central Java province.