axillary bud


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axillary bud

[′ak·sə‚ler·ē ′bəd]
(botany)
A lateral bud borne in the axil of a leaf.
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As both types of shoots are generated in the axillary bud of leaves located at different shoot levels, both types of axes are axillary branches, which makes it impossible to restrict the use of this term to only one of the types of shoots.
Axillary buds are initiated from detached meristems at the third node.
The inflorescence main axis bears bracts that decrease in length up the axis; each bract subtends an axillary bud that produces a primary lateral inflorescence branch.
Our present work provides a practical protocol for efficient axillary bud multiplication from Rosa damascena Mill.
Axillary bud or single node two cm long explants were separated.
Roy), the axillary bud of the prophylls generates one flower; consequently, the florescence is formed by dichasia.
Most conifers have few axillary buds instead of having large number of leaves.
In a precise physiological sense, the former term describes the temporary inhibition of the growth of axillary buds on a stem by an actively growing shoot tip, whereas the latter describes the regulation of overall tree shape by the terminal bud.
First, branches (or inflorescences) may develop sylleptically (as subunits) or proleptically (as new RGUs) from axillary buds.
Unlike other Hydrocharitaceae that have been investigated in detail, Stratiotes has at first sight a rather irregular distribution of axillary buds in the vegetative rosette (Fig.