stolon


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sto·lon

 (stō′lŏn′, -lən)
n.
1. Botany A long thin stem that usually grows horizontally along the ground and produces roots and shoots at widely spaced nodes, as in a strawberry plant. Also called runner.
2. Zoology A stemlike structure of certain colonial organisms from which new individuals arise by budding.

[Latin stolō, stolōn-, shoot; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

sto′lon·ate′ (-lə-nāt′) adj.

stolon

(ˈstəʊlən)
n
1. (Botany) a long horizontal stem, as of the currants, that grows along the surface of the soil and propagates by producing roots and shoots at the nodes or tip
2. (Zoology) a branching structure in lower animals, esp the anchoring rootlike part of colonial organisms, such as hydroids, on which the polyps are borne
[C17: from Latin stolō shoot]
stoloniferous adj

sto•lon

(ˈstoʊ lən)

n.
1. a prostrate stem that grows along the ground and produces new plants from buds at its tip or nodes.
2. a rootlike extension of the body wall in a compound organism, as a bryozoan, usu. giving rise to new members by budding.
[1595–1605; < Latin stolōn-, s. of stolō shoot, sucker]
sto′lon•ate (-lə nɪt, -ˌneɪt) adj.

sto·lon

(stō′lŏn′)
See runner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stolon - a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tipsstolon - a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Translations
rönsy

stolon

[ˈstəʊlən] n (Bot, Zool) → stolone m
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To our knowledge, such a distinction between the stolon and polyp compartments has not previously been described in the bleaching process.
It is attached to the substrate by a stolon with rhizoids with finger-shaped extremities (specialized hapteroid cells) oriented horizontally, pale or lightly colored.
Ten plants were randomly selected from each replication and shoot height, stolon number and length, tuber number and total tuber weight were measured.
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