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rhizome

(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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Re: Rhizome !

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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by renuy66
Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:41 pm
 
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My apologies, I was talking about something else. But obviously both monocots and dicots can form rhizomes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhizome

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by JackBean
Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:10 pm
 
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rhizome are mono Cots.

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:47 pm
 
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Rhizome !

Where can we find rhizome ?! Dicots or MonoCots ?! :?: :?: in book , doesnt tell about this ! tnx !

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by 3aket
Mon Oct 04, 2010 2:13 pm
 
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