adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin rhizomat-, rhizoma Date: 1847 having, resembling, or being a rhizome <
a rhizomatous perennial grass

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  • Rhizomatous — Rhi*zo ma*tous, a. (Bot.) Having the nature or habit of a rhizome or rootstock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhizomatous — rhi·zo·ma·tous rī zō mət əs adj having or resembling a rhizome <a drug from a rhizomatous root> …   Medical dictionary

  • rhizomatous — See rhizome. * * * …   Universalium

  • rhizomatous — adj. (Botany) having the characteristics of a rootstock or rhizome; being of the nature or habit of a rhizome or rootstock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rhizomatous — rhi·zom·a·tous …   English syllables

  • rhizomatous — adjective producing or possessing or resembling rhizomes • Pertains to noun: ↑rhizome • Derivationally related forms: ↑rhizome * * * (ˈ)rī|zäməd.əs, zōm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary rhizomat ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhizomatous begonia — noun any of numerous begonias having prominent shaggy creeping stems or rhizomes • Hypernyms: ↑begonia * * * noun : any of a group of begonias that have prominent horizontal or creeping shaggy stems or rhizomes compare fibrous rooted begonia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhizome — rhizomatous /ruy zom euh teuhs, zoh meuh /, adj. /ruy zohm/, n. Bot. a rootlike subterranean stem, commonly horizontal in position, that usually produces roots below and sends up shoots progressively from the upper surface. [1835 45; < NL rhizoma …   Universalium

  • Iris (plant) — This article is about the Iris plant. For other uses, see Iris (disambiguation). Other plants named iris are found elsewhere in the Iridaceae. Iris Blood Iris (Iris sanguinea), known as ayame in Japan …   Wikipedia

  • Begonia — Taxobox name = Begonia image width = 250px image caption = Begonia cultivars regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Cucurbitales familia = Begoniaceae genus = Begonia genus authority = L. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

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