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: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: stolon.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=732, retrieved 25 May 2017

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