Share this entry

Share this page

propagule

Saltos de línea: propa|gule
Pronunciación: /ˈprɒpəɡjuːl
 
/

Definición de propagule en inglés:

sustantivo

Botany
A vegetative structure that can become detached from a plant and give rise to a new plant, e.g. a bud, sucker, or spore.
Example sentences
  • Many plant species can reproduce clonally by creeping roots or stems, propagules such as bulbils and tubers, or agamous seeds.
  • The development of small vegetative propagules with bulbils within the florets (inflorescence proliferation) is also common.
  • This may not be an unexpected outcome given that the sediment on the floodplains may not have contained sufficient seeds or vegetative propagules of this species.

Origen

mid 19th century: from modern Latin propagulum 'small shoot', diminutive of propago 'shoot, runner'.

Definición de propagule en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día sacerdotal
Pronunciación: ˌsasəˈdəʊt(ə)l
adjective
relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly