Glossary: stolon

Definition:

  1. a short-lived, horizontal stem, either above, on or below the surface of the ground, rooting at one or more nodes;
  2. (in the Cyperaceae) long and slender scale-covered subterranean rhizomes ending in buds which give rise to new plants.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Glossary details: stolon.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=732, retrieved 19 August 2017

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