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1. A small bulb, especially one attached to a mature bulb or an underground stem.
2. A bulbil.


another name for bulbil1, bulbil2


(ˈbʌlb lɪt)

a small bulb or bulblike structure, esp. one growing in the axils of leaves or replacing flowers.
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Noun1.bulblet - small bulb or bulb-shaped growth arising from the leaf axil or in the place of flowers
bulb - a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
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Although a combination of the highest concentration and longest duration induced the highest percentage of polyploid plants when only focusing on the data of the survived plants, it led to a high percentage of dead plants and was not the most efficient condition according to the data of the total bulblet numbers used for this study.
Effects of temperature, plant growth regulators and substrates andchanges in carbohydrate content during bulblet formation by twinscale propagation in Hippeastrum vittatum'Red lion'.
In vitro regeneration and bulblet growth from lily bulbscale explants as affected by retardants, sucrose and irradiance.
1 mg/l with 80% frequency of shoot formation Bulblet formation was promoted in MS basal medium fortified with BAP 4 mg/l and NAA 0.
On the lower moister regions of the cliffs and boulders are walking fern (Asplenium rhizophyllum) and bulblet bladderfern (Cystopteris bulbifera).
2003, "High frequency of shoot multiplication and bulblet formation of garlic in liquid cultures," 73 (3), pp.
Petal: a reliable explant for direct bulblet regeneration of endangered wild populations of Fritillaria imperialis L.
After leaves turned yellow (November 30, 2006), the mother bulbs with the attached bulblets were dug out and the number of bulblets were counted and mother bulbs and bulblet weights were measured.
Bulblet (Bulbil)--A small bulb or bulblike structure, usually borne in leaf axils, or among or in the place of flowers, or in other unusual places, as in pineapple.
After that period, put the bag in a refrigerator for at least eight weeks, after which each bulblet can be potted up to grow.