(Science: plant biology) A horizontal underground stem which can send out both shoots and roots, rhizomes sometimes have thickened areas that store starch. A horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure.A type of storage organ in plants which situates itself in a horizontal fashion underground.
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Where can we find rhizome ?! Dicots or MonoCots ?! :?: :?: in book , doesnt tell about this ! tnx ! Rhizome are elongated underground hrizontal stem found usually in monocots eg.grass,banana,etc
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