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sto·lon

(stō'lon),
A runner or connective aerial hypha that forms a cluster of rhizoids when it touches the substrate, and then sends out other runners to produce the aerial mycelium and sporangiosphores typical of Rhizopus.
[L. stolō, branch, shoot, twig]

stolon

see RUNNER.
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Drought grass (Ischaemummuticum) was chosen as bioassay species in this study because it is one of the dominant stoloniferous weed species found at a coconut plantation of Malaysia.
The three main types of lily bulbs are: erect concentric, rhizomatous and stoloniferous (see Figure 2: Types of Lily Bulbs).
* Stolon-producing (stoloniferous): The shoots extending out from the parent plant are above ground.
Eventually stoloniferous plants can choke out or smother their neighbors.
Stolon-producing (stoloniferous): The shoots are produced and extend outward from the parent plant along the surface of the soil, not beneath it.
A spatially explicit population model of stoloniferous N-fixing legumes in mixed pasture with grass.
It works with many perennials that put up shoots or suckers from the roots, what botanists call "stoloniferous" plants Hostas, phlox, geraniums, Michaelmas daisies, perennial sunflowers all make clumps that need to be divided up to preserve plant health.
Arrowgrass is a stoloniferous perennial that, in this habitat, is small (usually 3-15 cm high, [less than]40 mg dry mass) and seldom reproduces sexually.
Post-disturbance plants began as seedlings with taproots and gradually metamorphosed into stoloniferous subshrubs with adventitious roots.
As described by Buss and Grosberg (1990), in some cases, especially when an interaction did not involve stoloniferous tissue, there was neither a hyperplastic, nor a necrotic, response.
affinis (stoloniferous) and P notatum (rhizomatous) presented resilience strategies against higher grazing intensity in continuous grazing systems (SOSINSKI & PILLAR, 2004).