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1. A small bulb, especially one attached to a mature bulb or an underground stem.
2. A bulbil.
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another name for bulbil1, bulbil2
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(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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However, there is no reports about callus induction and shoot or bulblet regeneration of H.micrantha or other Hyacinthella species.
In vitro regeneration and bulblet growth from lily bulbscale explants as affected by retardants, sucrose and irradiance.
Thomas, "High-frequency, direct bulblet induction from rhizome explants of Curculigo orchioides Gaertn., an endangered medicinal herb," In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology, vol.
The best results for multiple shoot production were obtained from the combination of 6-benzyl amino purine (BAP) 5 mg/l + Alpha-Naphthalene acetic acid NAA 0.1 mg/l with 80% frequency of shoot formation Bulblet formation was promoted in MS basal medium fortified with BAP 4 mg/l and NAA 0.1 mg/l NAA + 60% sucrose.
On the lower moister regions of the cliffs and boulders are walking fern (Asplenium rhizophyllum) and bulblet bladderfern (Cystopteris bulbifera).
[10] Kim, E.K., Han, A.J., Murthy, H.N., and Paek, K.Y., 2003, "High frequency of shoot multiplication and bulblet formation of garlic in liquid cultures," 73 (3), pp.
A few are very common species, while some are relatively uncommon [Amsonia tabernaemontana (blue star), Cicuta bulbifera (bulblet water hemlock), Oxypolis rigidior (cowbane), Ranunculus pensylvanicus (bristly crowfoot), Sparganium eurycarpum bur-reed)].
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.