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layering

propagation by bringing a stem into contact with the ground, whereupon it roots, creating a new clone of the original plant

lectotype

(herbarium specimens) - a specimen or illustration designated as the type when no holotype was indicated at the time of publication.  If possible, the lectotype should be selected from the syntypes or original material.

lenticel

Small, corky pores or narrow lines on the surface of the stems of woody plants that allow the interchange of gases between the interior tissue and the surrounding air.


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