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, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: stolon.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=732, retrieved 27 September 2020

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