How to use Rhizomes in a sentence
The seeds and the rhizomes contain an abundance of starch, which renders them serviceable in some places for food.
Sudan is extracted partly from the roots of Landolphia or from the rhizomes of Landolphia Thollonii or Carpodinus lanceolatus.
It is obtained by breaking up the roots or rhizomes in hot water and separating the rubber, and machines have now been devised for this purpose.
The underground stems (rhizomes or tubers) are rich in starch; from that of Arum maculatum Portland arrowroot was formerly extensively prepared by pounding with water and then straining; the starch was deposited from the strained liquid.
Those with creeping rhizomes can be propagated by dividing these into well-rooted portions, and, if a number of crowns is formed, they can be divided at that season.Advertisement
In most cases this can be performed with little risk, but the gleichenias, for example, must only be cut into large portions, as small divisions of the rhizomes are almost certain to die; in such cases, however, the points of the rhizomes can be led over and layered into small pots, several in succession, and allowed to remain unsevered from the parent plant until they become well-rooted.
In both Psilotum and Tmesipteris the functions of the root-system, which is completely absent, are performed by leafless rhizomes bearing absorbent hairs and inhabited by an endophytic fungus.
In most cases this can be performed with little risk, but the Gleichenias, for example, must only be cut into large portions, as small divisions of the rhizomes are almost certain to die; in such cases, however, the points of the rhizomes can be led over and layered into small pots, several in succession, and allowed to remain unsevered from the parent plant until they become well rooted.
The morphology of Stigmaria has been much discussed; possibly the main axes, which do not agree perfectly either with rhizomes or roots, may best be regarded as comparable with the rhizophores of Selaginellae; they have also been compared with the embryonic stem, or protocorm, of certain species of Lycopodium; the homologies of the appendages with the roots of recent Lycopods appear manifest.
The stems, long known from Australia and India as Vertebraria, have in recent years been proved to be the rhizomes of Glossopteris.Advertisement
Important additions to our knowledge of the fertile leaves and rhizomes of certain Rhaetic species of Dictyophylium and other genera have recently been made by Professor Nathorst of Stockholm, and Professor Richter of Quedlinburg has made a thorough investigation of the vegetative organs of Hausmannia,.
Japanese Anemone (Anemone hupehensis var. japonica) - creeping rhizomes spread through flowerbeds, they can penetrate cracks in paving and walls.
The rhizomes form pinkish nodules in early spring from which shoots develop in April.
Frequent tillage during a fallow year exposes the brittle, fleshy rhizomes to be gathered or they may dry out in hot weather.
The dried rhizomes are used in Chinese and Japanese medicines for treating a range of ailments.Advertisement
Both are produced from creeping underground rhizomes which can go down about 1.5 meters.
With short rhizomes this plant will form a good sized clump in a few years.
It grows to around 12 - 15 " in height, and spreads all too slowly from shallow rhizomes.
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.
The rotting of rhizomes, roots, &c., also comes into this category; but while it is extremely difficult in given cases to explain the course of events in detail, certain Fungi and bacteria have been so definitely associated with these roOtse.g.Advertisement
Turmeric is a vivid yellow spice which, like ginger, comes from the underground rhizomes of the plant.
New rhizomes are formed in late summer or autumn from older rhizomes or from the stem bases of aerial shoots.
It grows to around 12 - 15 in height, and spreads all too slowly from shallow rhizomes.
Rhizome buds may remain dormant or develop into aerial shoots or new rhizomes.
The roots and rhizomes, the parts that grow underground, are dried and crushed into a powder or made into a tincture.Advertisement
The rhizomes are gathered and either used fresh or dried.
A fragile plant, 4 to 6 inches high, with broad leaves, it throws out long slender rhizomes, wholly above ground, and thrives in sandy earth, in borders, or on the rock garden.
In planting keep the rhizomes quite near the surface.
This trunk never rises, but creeps along the ground, its underground rhizomes freely giving off young plants in rich open soils.
Experience proves, however, that it revels in cool rich loam and leaf soil, and flowers profusely when with these are associated broken sandstone, over which the rhizomes creep and flower.Advertisement
On no account should the rhizomes be buried.
Calceolaria Polyrrhiza - creases rapidly by means of wide-spreading rhizomes, and quickly finds its way into conditions which suit it.
Iris should also be cut back, because the eggs of iris borers overwinter on iris leaves and attack the rhizomes in the spring.