What is another word for rhizome?

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[ ɹˈa͡ɪzə͡ʊm], [ ɹˈa‍ɪzə‍ʊm], [ ɹ_ˈaɪ_z_əʊ_m]

Related words: rhizomes, rhizomatic, plant stem structure, aerial root formation, stem orientation

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    How to use "Rhizome" in context?

    Rhizome or rootstock is a type of underground stem or root system found in plants. These systems have a number of advantages over traditional plant supports such as stalks, strings, wires and rods.

    One of the reasons rhizomes are so popular is that they can produce large amounts of biomass without the need for fertilizer. This is especially beneficial in areas where land is scarce. Additionally, rhizomes can spread quickly due to their extensive root system.

    Rhizomes are typically formed from a types of stem or root that remains rooted in the ground even as the rest of the plant grows up.

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