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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A solid bulblike enlargement of the stem of some orchids.

Usage examples (4)
  • When leaves are eventually shed, that pseudobulb has no further use for roots, and they will die naturally.
  • The flower buds are produced from the apex of the pseudobulb, usually encased in a protective sheath, which dries and splits to allow the developing buds to emerge.
  • The stem is also called the pseudobulb.
  • In vitro cultivated ICCBco is composed of Calculus Bovis, Chinese Paris Rhizome, polygonum cuspidatum, appendiculate cremastra pseudobulb, frankincense, and myrrh, and... for more
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