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vegative structure that consists of layers


a plant structure containing many parts but primary leaf scales


small bulb or bulb-shaped growth arising from the leaf axil or in the place of flowers


solid swollen underground bulb-shaped stem or stem base and serving as a reproductive structure


a new corm produced by a larger corm


(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum


second flower bud and is capable of producing two flower stalks

herbaceous perennials

The aerial stems die back each year and the plant survives as an underground rootstock.

offset bulbs

after several growing seasons small bulbs become large enough to bloom


Having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges).


horizontal stems running underground


method of propagation that occurs naturally in which reproductive organs of a plant detach from the parent plant to become new plants


a swollen underground stem

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