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bulbil

[′bəl·bəl]
(botany)
A secondary bulb usually produced on the aerial part of a plant.
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Unfortunately, it's extremely invasive and spreads by tiny underground structures known as bulbils.
On top of this they reproduce by making mini-bulbs (or bulbils if you're a purist).
In addition to hazelnuts, the fill of the `pit' feature at Staosnaig produced significant remains of the tubers and bulbils of lesser celandine, leading to an interpretation that this plant contributed in a definite way to the Mesolithic diet.
Keep them dry, but be sure to collect the little rice grain bulbils which will have appeared, as these can also be potted up in spring to start new plants.
Aboveground, the flower at the tip of the stalk develops many small bulblets, known as bulbils, which can be planted in the fall and used for garlic greens.
Bulbils are usually brown, yellow or purple rather than white.
These have been thought to be abscission scars of flowers (Rhode 1820), roots (Carruthers 1879), bulbils (Stur 1875), cones (Lindley and Hutton 1833; Thomson 1880) and branches (Watson 1908; Renier 1910; Lindsey 1915; Jonker 1976).
Yams belong to the family Dioscoreaceae and are members of the genus Dioscorea, which produce tubers and bulbils that are economically important [3].
They produce seed heads on top of the stalks with bulbils (seeds) that can get up to marble-size.
If you spot small bulbils at the joint pull these off and plant up in pots of all purpose compost.