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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The formula contains 25% Radix Astragali (root), 20% Radix Glycyrrhizae (root), 15% Cortex Eucommia Leaf (bark and leaf), 10% Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (rootstalk), 10% Rhizoma Zingiberis (rootstalk), 10% of Fructus Crataegi (fruit), 5% Fructus Rosae Laevigatae (fruit), 3% Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (fruit), and 2% Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (pericarp).
This spice is a non-perishable perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the ginger family Zingiberaceae, growing from thick rootstalk up to 4 m in height.
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.