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rhizome
  • A, Fertile shoot, springing B, C, Sporophylls bearing sporangia, from the rhizome, which which in C have opened.

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  • Plants growing from a rhizome; fruit a berry.

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  • The plants are generally perennial herbs growing from a bulb or rhizome, sometimes shrubby as in butcher's broom (Ruscus) or tree-like as in species of Dracaena, Yucca or Aloe.

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  • The plants have a short rhizome and narrow or lanceolate basal leaves; and they are characterized by the ovary being often half-inferior.

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  • The plants have a rhizome or corm, and the fruit is a capsule.

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  • The plants generally have a rhizome bearing radical leaves, as in asphodel, rarely a stem with a tuft of leaves as in Aloe, very rarely a tuber (Eriospermum) or bulb (Bowiea).

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  • The underground stem or rootstock (rhizome) of perennial grasses is usually well developed, and often forms very FIG.

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  • Plants can be grown either from seed or by dividing the rhizome.

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  • Alkalis decompose it into picro-podophyllic acid and picro-podophyllin, minute traces of both of which occur in a free state in the rhizome.

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  • Outside this are three arcs of large cells showing characters typical of the endodermis in a vascular plan.t; these are interrupted by strands ofnarrow, elongated, thick-walled cells, which send branches into the little brown scales borne by the rhizome.

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  • Humboldti, are remarkable for being somewhat intermediate between a bulb and a creeping rhizome.

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  • Many of the species inhabit situations in which the air is constantly moist, especially in the tropics; some are terrestrial; others, some of which are very minute, are epiphytic on tree-stems. A single solid central cylinder is found in the rhizome.

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  • There is foliar growth at the time of plowing but not appreciable rhizome growth.

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  • Hardy to USDA Zone 7. Leaf stem eaten cooked or raw, Rhizome considered medicinal.

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  • It grows up to 35 cm high, growing in stands from its creeping rhizome with leaves up to 50 cm long.

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  • They have an underground rhizome that sends up shoots along its length.

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  • These can be collected and sown but plants can more easily be propagated by dividing the thick, fleshy rhizome.

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  • Rhizome buds may remain dormant or develop into aerial shoots or new rhizome buds may remain dormant or develop into aerial shoots or new rhizomes.

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  • Long term herbs for the pancreas will include juniper berries, fenugreek seed, astragalus root and small amounts of licorice rhizome.

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  • For example, chicken is flavored by rubbing it with juice obtained from squeezing fresh ginger rhizome.

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  • Rhizome A creeping underground stem, sometimes fleshy, that stores nutrients.

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  • It is a perennial with an extensive rhizome system and forms a sward rather than tussocks but is very variable in habit.

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  • Rhizome fragments containing a node can develop into new plants.

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  • However, in the fall there is a lot of root and rhizome growth.

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  • The control of the Japanese knotweed can only be achieved by killing the rhizome system, which may take a number of years.

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  • Rhizome buds may remain dormant or develop into aerial shoots or new rhizomes.

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  • Valerian rhizome will be invaluable in the short term.

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  • A methanol extract of the dried powdered turmeric rhizome and curcumin were tested against 19 strains of H. pylori.

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  • Ginger is the rhizome of the Zingiber officinale plant and is native to southern Asia, east Africa, and the Caribbean and is now produced mostly in India.

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  • The ginger rhizome can be consumed raw or dried and ground into powder.

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  • Propogation occurs with both rhizome cutting and seeds.

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  • Iris Gatesi - A handsome Flag from Armenia, and very near to susiana, but the rhizome is more compact, and the foliage smaller, shorter, and narrower.

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  • The rhizome should not be planted deep, but only just below the surface, as in most cases the roots perish when planted deeply.

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  • Coarse river sand should be used, the rhizome being planted completely in it, and by this means it is kept rather dry during the winter.

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  • The rhizome is compact, rather slender, the foliage being not unlike that of iberica, but narrower.

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  • Iris Media - Native of Persia, and has a small, slender, and compact rhizome.

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  • It comes near to I. susiana, having a compact rhizome, relatively large foliage, a fairly tall (a foot or less in height) stem and large flowers; indeed, the var. lurida, which Prof.

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  • L. alpina, a native of New Zealand, is dwarf, and produces from a creeping rhizome abundance of dark shining green fronds, 4 to 6 inches in height.

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  • H. millefolium is a very elegant New Zealand Fern, with a stout and wide-spreading rhizome, from which arise erect light green fronds, 1 to 1 1/2 feet high, very finely cut.

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  • A. gramineus has a slender creeping rhizome covered with numerous grass-like leaves, from 4 to 6 inches in length.

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  • Podophyllin is a resinous powder obtained by precipitating an alcoholic tincture of the rhizome by means of water acidulated with hydrochloric acid.

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  • The stem in this family falls into two divisions, an underground portion bearing rhizoids and scales, the rhizome, and a leafy aerial stem forming its direct upward continuation.

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  • As the aerial stem is traced down into the underground rhizome portion, these three mantles die out almost entirelythe central hydrom strand forming the bulk of the cylinder and its elements becoming mixed with thick-walled stereids; at the same time this central hydromstereom strand becomes three-lobed, with deep furrows between the lobes in which the few remaining leptoids run, separated from the central mass by a few starchy cells, the remains of the amylom sheath.

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  • The surface layer of the rhizome bears rhizoids, and its whole structure strikingly resembles that of the typical root of a vascular plant.

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  • In Dawsonia superba, a large New Zealand moss, the hydroids of the central cylinder of the aerial stem are mixed with thick-walled stereids forming a hydrom-stereom strand somewhat like that of the rhizome in other Polytrichaceae.

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  • Metamorphosis.It has already been pointed out that each kind of member of the body may present a variety of forms. For example, a stem may be a tree-trunk, or a twining stem, or a tendril, or a thorn, or a creeping rhizome, or a tuber; a leaf may be a green foliage-leaf, or a scale protecting a bud, or a tendril, or a pitcher, or a floral leaf, either sepal, petal, stamen or carpel (sporophyll); a root may be a fibrous root, or a swollen tap-root like that of the beet or the turnip. All these various forms are organs discharging some special function, and are examples of what Wolff called modification, and Goethe metamorphosis.

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  • The plants grow from a bulb or short rhizome; the inflorescence is an apparent umbel formed of several shortened monochasial cymes and subtended by a pair of large bracts.

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  • It may be used to denote ancient Greek culture in all its phases, and even those elements in modern civilization which are Greek in origin or in spirit; but, while Matthew Arnold made the term popular in the latter connexion as the antithesis of " Hebraism," the German historian 1 For the microscopical characters and for figures of transverse sections of the rhizome, see Lanessan, Hist.

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  • The members of this order are generally perennial herbs growing from a corm as in Crocus and Gladiolus, or a rhizome as in Iris; more rarely, as in the Spanish iris, from a bulb.

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  • The starchy matter contained in its rhizome is associated with a fragrant oil, and it is used as hair-powder.

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  • The rhizome of Acorus Calamus is sometimes adulterated with that of Iris Pseudacorus, which, however, is distinguishable by its lack of odour, a stringent taste and dark colour.

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  • In such cases they are very generally given off from just above each node (often in a circle) of the lower part of the stem or rhizome, perforating the leaf-sheaths.

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  • Other aromatic members are Andropogon Nardus, a native of India, but also cultivated, the rhizome, leaves and especially the spikelets of which contain a volatile oil, which on distillation yields the citronella oil of commerce.

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  • They are marshor water-plants with generally a stout stem (rhizome) creeping in the mud, radical leaves and a large, much branched inflorescence.

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  • In some species branches of the rhizome with tuberous internodes are formed, which serve as a means of vegetative reproduction.

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  • A, Longitudinal section of the rhizome, including a node and portions of the adjoining internodes; k, septum between the two internodal cavities, hh; gg, vascular bundles; 1, vallecular canal; s, leaf-sheath.

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  • In the three genera, Ophioglossum, Botrychium and Helminthostachys, there is an underground rhizome, from which one leaf or a few leaves with sheathing bases are produced annually; the roots arise in more or less definite relation to the insertion of the leaves.

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  • Lastly, the symbiotic relation between the plant and ants is found in Ferns, the rhizome of Polypodium carnosum containing cavities inhabited by these insects.

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  • These are ferns of considerable size, the large leaves of which are borne on a short, erect, swollen stem (Angiopteris, Marattia), or arise from a more or less horizontal rhizome (Danaea, Kaulfussia).

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  • The rhizome usually has a solid central cylinder in Gleichenia, while that of Platyzoma is tubular.

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  • The living species have a long rhizome, from the upper surface of which the large leaves arise; these are branched in a pedate manner, each branch being pinnate.

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  • The structure of the rhizome is complicated, a transverse section showing that the centre may be occupied by a solid stele, outside of which are two tubular steles.

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  • The single genus Loxsoma has a tubular stele in its rhizome, which bears leaves resembling those of some Davallias.

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  • Halophila, Enhalus and Thalassia are submerged maritime plants found on tropical coasts, mainly in the Indian and Pacific oceans; Halophila has an elongated stem rooting at the nodes; Enhalus a short, thick rhizome, clothed with black threads resembling horse-hair, the persistent hard-bast strands of the leaves; Thalassia has a creeping rooting stem with upright branches bearing crowded strap-shaped leaves in two rows.

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  • In many Calamites there is evidence that the aerial stem sprang from a horizontal rhizome, as in the common species C. (Stylocalamites) Suckowi; in other specimens the aerial stem has an independent, rooting base.

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  • It has been maintained by some palaeobotanists that the aerial stems of Sigillaria arose as buds on a creeping rhizome, but the evidence for this conclusion is as yet unconvincing.

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  • The type-genus Botryopteris, represented in the Permo-Carboniferous of France and in both the Lower and Upper Carboniferous of Great Britain, had a rhizome, with a very simple monostelic structure, bearing spirally arranged compound leaves, with lobed pinnules, probably of a somewhat fleshy texture.

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  • Any portion of the underground rhizome when broken off is capable of producing a new plant; hence the difficulty of eradicating them when once established.

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  • The rhizome, as met with in commerce, occurs in cylindrical pieces 2 or 3 in.

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