fasciation

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fasciation

the growing together of branches or stems to form abnormally thick growths.
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Stem is fasciated, with short to medium length x = 519 mm) and tendrils.
They cause a distorted "witch's broom" that gives the flowers and new growth a purple, twisted, fasciated appearance and eventually kills the plant.
The sun bittern (Eurypyga helias) and the fasciated tiger-heron (Tigrisoma fasciatum) perch on the branches near the water watching the movement of the fish.