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Axillary bud

a bud that is borne at the axil of a leaf and is capable of developing into a branch shoot or flower cluster.
Historical Examples

The internodes are cylindrical and somewhat flattened on the side towards the axillary bud.
A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

An axillary bud also found that may produce a branch the same year as the leaf.
Trees of the Northern United States Austin C. Apgar

The bundle is surrounded at the base by a short sheath, formed of the delicate scales of the axillary bud.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

A piece of the running rootstock of the Peppermint, with its node or joint, and an axillary bud ready to grow.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

In every bud examined which contained a flower, there was an axillary bud in the axil of the last, or next to the last, leaf.
Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf Jane H. Newell

An axillary bud, concealed under the hollowed base of the leaf-stalk, in Buttonwood or Plane-tree.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

axillary bud
See under bud.


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