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a bulblike stem, which, unlike a true bulb, is solid and sends down a root when the new growing season begins.

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stem - branch : the difference

... by growth of an axillary bud. Either could be above ground, such as the typical stem of a tomato plant, or below ground, such as rhizomes or corms.

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by Naturebot
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: stem - branch : the difference
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