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rhizome
Solomon's seal rhizome

rhi·zome

 (rī′zōm′)
n.
A horizontal, usually underground stem that often sends out roots and shoots from its nodes. Also called rootstock.

[Greek rhizōma, mass of roots, from rhizoun, to cause to take root, from rhiza, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]

rhi·zom′a·tous (-zŏm′ə-təs, -zō′mə-) adj.
rhi·zom′ic adj.

rhizome

(ˈraɪzəʊm)
n
(Botany) a thick horizontal underground stem of plants such as the mint and iris whose buds develop new roots and shoots. Also called: rootstock or rootstalk
[C19: from New Latin rhizoma, from Greek, from rhiza a root]
rhizomatous adj

rhi•zome

(ˈraɪ zoʊm)

n.
a rootlike underground stem, commonly horizontal in position, that usu. produces roots below and sends up shoots progressively from the upper surface.
[1835–45; < New Latin rhizoma < Greek rhízōma root, stem = rhizō-, variant s. of rhizoûn to fix firmly, take root (derivative of rhíza root1) + -ma n. suffix of result]
rhi•zom′a•tous (-ˈzɒm ə təs, -ˈzoʊ mə-) adj.
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rhizome

rhi·zome

(rī′zōm′)
A plant stem that grows horizontally under or along the ground and often sends out roots and shoots. New plants develop from the shoots. Ginger, iris, and violets have rhizomes. Also called rootstock. Compare bulb, corm, runner, tuber.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhizome - a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structurerhizome - 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
Translations
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rizóma

rhizome

[ˈraɪzəʊm] Nrizoma m

rhizome

[ˈraɪzəʊm] nrhizome m

rhizome

nRhizom nt, → Wurzelstock m

rhizome

[ˈraɪzəʊm] nrizoma m
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The rhizomes do best when planted about four inches deep in a mound of soil.
As the rhizomes need air and light to dry after rain, plant them so they sit partly on top of the soil.
Many studies have focused on this cost-benefit analysis, based on plant performance after severing rhizomes or stolons between mother and daughter ramets (Yu et al.
As not much research is done on the reason for anthelmintic property of this plant, an attempt has been made to analyze the plant for its primary constituents and to evaluate the anthelmintic property of methanolic and aqueous extract of leaves and rhizomes of C.
Hop rhizomes are available for sale during early spring each year.
Examples of rhizomatous plants are couch and the common coastal marram grass, The rhizomes on marram grass allow it to survive harsh, windswept coastal conditions and prevent erosion.
They are grown from rhizomes which you can buy in the spring.
Japanese knotweed can even 'play dead' - rhizomes can stay dormant underground for as long as 20 years before producing plants.
It is best to dig them up with a spade and divide the rhizomes by hand or with a sharp knife.
Lygodium microphyllum is difficult to manage using controlled burns, mechanical removal, or herbicide applications due to the plant's ability to regenerate from underground rhizomes (Stocker et al.