Definition of Bulbil. Meaning of Bulbil. Synonyms of Bulbil

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Definition of Bulbil

Bulbil
Bulbil Bulb"il, n. [Dim. fr. bulb.] 1. (Bot.) A small or secondary bulb; hence, now almost exclusively: An a["e]rial bulb or deciduous bud, produced in the leaf axils, as in the tiger lily, or relpacing the flowers, as in some onions, and capable, when separated, of propagating the plant; -- called also bulblet and brood bud. 2. (Anat.) A small hollow bulb, such as an enlargement in a small vessel or tube.

Meaning of Bulbil from wikipedia

- A bulbil (also referred to as bulbel, bulblet, and/or pup) is a small, young plant that is reproduced vegetatively from axillary buds on the parent plant's...
- sometimes referred to as bulbils. Bulbils form in the leaf axils of Lilium lancifolium Wild garlic (Allium vineale) bulbils sprouting "Tree onions" form...
- species of flowering plant in the family Iridaceae known by the common name bulbil bugle-lily. It is one of several Watsonia species known as wild watsonia...
- in Nigerian Pidgin English, since the plant is cultivated more for its bulbils than for its tubers. Dioscorea bulbifera is a perennial vine with broad...
- functions include tendrils, thorns, hooks, phylloclade, tuberous stems and bulbils. The auxiliary or the terminal part of the modified structures show their...
- borne in whorls. In the leaf axils appear warty rounded bulbils under 2 centimeters long. The bulbils are sometimes informally referred to as "yam berries"...
- Lilium and Allium. Similar bulbils are also found in Davidii. These bulbils arise in the axils of the scale leaves. Bulbils confer an evolutionary advantage...
- large vine, 6 m (20 ft) or more in length. It produces tubers, but the bulbils which grow at the base of its leaves are the more important food product...
- and an apical inflorescence 2–5 cm diameter comprising a number of small bulbils and none to a few flowers, subtended by a basal bract. The leaves are slender...
- garlic, characterized by the intense purple color of the robes of its bulbils. It is mainly cultivated in Nubia, a fraction of the comune of Paceco,...
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