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rhi·zome

(rī'zōm),
The creeping underground stem of some plants (for example, iris, calamus, and sanguinaria).
[G. rhizōma, mass of roots, fr. rhiza, root, + -oma, mass]

rhizome

an underground plant stem, growing more or less horizontally, that usually has roots on its underside and bears buds.

rhizome

a horizontal underground stem (with leaves and buds) that serves as a storage organ and a means of VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION. Rhizomes are found in flowering plants such as Iris.

rhizome (rīˑ·zōm),

n root system of some perennial plants; consists of roots that grow horizontally; may also bear scales and nodes.

rhizome

an underground plant stem that develops roots and leaves at nodes along its length, e.g. in bracken, Sorghum halepense.
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Also, these rhizomatous sedges were the dominant vascular species in reference tundra in all years.
Some rhizomatous species survived to fire, however had reduced RC and RF in the lower stratum, such as Rhynchospora scutellata, Pityrogramma calomelanos, Thelypteris interrupta and Fuirena umbellata.
Interestingly, the Calamitaceae closely resembled the Equisetaceae in having rhizomatous growth, fused leaf sheaths at the nodes, and in many other respects.
Rhizomatous growth was estimated by comparing the ratio of 2011:2008 shoot counts to 2008 shoot counts using Spearman Rank Correlation.
Eurosiberian, herbaceous perennial plant that produces one to several stems with a rhizomatous growth form.
Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family Zingiberaceae.
While they are both true irises, bearded irises have a distinctive fan of leaves that grow from their fleshy rhizomatous roots.
Curcuma longa is a rhizomatous perennial plant of ginger family employed as an important ingredient of cooking in Asian countries.
Buffel grass is tufted, tussock-forming perennial grass; 15-120 cm tall and is sometimes rhizomatous.
1) They are large, perennial, rhizomatous grasses that are found on every continent except Antarctica and may have the widest distribution of any flowering plant.