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Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The root of golden seal is used in medicine under the name hydrastis rhizome, as a stomachic and nervine stimulant.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
This plant has a very thick rhizome from which arise the erect stems.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
From a slender, creeping rhizome, which is black in colour, the fronds arise.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
This plant has a thin creeping rhizome from which the fronds arise.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Tara-fern, t′r-fern, n. a New Zealand brake, with a thickened edible rhizome.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
This plant has a thick rhizome which creeps horizontally below the ground, and a round stem from one to three feet high.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Jup was not forgotten, and he ate with relish some stone-pine almonds and rhizome roots, with which he was abundantly supplied.
ABANDONEDJULES VERNE
A, Fertile shoot, springing from the rhizome, which also bears tubers; the vegetative shoots have not yet unfolded.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Root stock, rhizome, a stem usually subterranean and more or less thickened, producing young branches.
SEEDS OF MICHIGAN WEEDSW. J. (WILLIAM JAMES) BEAL

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