Sentence example with the word 'rhizome'


Definition n. a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure

Last update: August 27, 2015


The zoarium consists of groups of zooecia (or occasionally of single zooecia) joined together by an adherent rhizome.   [Please select]


--The roots, or rhizome, of the sweet flag, yield by distillation a pleasant-smelling oil; 1 cwt.   [Please select]


The zooecia arise from expansions in a delicate creeping rhizome or root-like structure, the order in which they are connected together being more or less irregular.   [Please select]

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