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The plumule consists of successive layers of rudimentary leaves, the outer enclosing the rest (Fig. 10, 1, c).
The terminal growing bud of the axis is called the plumule or gemmule (g), and represents the ascending axis.
Within the cotyledons the primordial leaves are seen, constituting the plumule or first bud of the plant.
Radicle hardly any; cotyledons thick and fleshy, enclosing a well-developed plumule.
Embryo thick and fleshy, "with a large concealed cavity at the summit, the plumule curved in a groove on the outside."
Embryo ovoid, with a short and pointed plumule from the upper end, by the side of the short cotyledon.
Same opened out, to show the thick cotyledons and the little plumule or bud between them.
Beginning germination of the Beech, showing the plumule growing before the cotyledons have opened or the root has scarcely formed.
The same, a little later, with the plumule-leaves developing, and elevated on a long internode.
Seedling of same, showing the freshly expanded six cotyledons in a whorl, and the plumule just appearing.

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