A thickened, bulblike, fleshy stem located above the ground that stores water and food, typically in orchids.
Swelling of the lowest node of a stem, (applied to orchids).
Thickened, corm-like internode (or series of internodes) on the stem of many epiphytic orchids (Orchidaceae).
A thickened place in the stem of an orchid just above the ground or roots which resembles a bulb.
A thickened portion of a stem, resembling a bulb but not being a true bulb, which is an underground modified bud.
A swelling at the base of a stem in which epiphytic orchids store nutrients and water.
A thickened portion of the stem of many orchids functioning as a water and food storage device.
Literally, a false bulb. In an epiphytic orchid the pseudobulb is a thick stem that rises from the rhizome at intervals and serves as a storage organ, not unlike an aboveground bulb that often carries the leaves and flowers, if any.
A thickened base resembling a bulb, common in epiphytic plants like orchids and some bromeliads.
The thickened stem of a sympodial orchid arising from a rhizome (usually aerial). Used for water and food storage.
Swollen stem, storing food and water, of orchids and which appear bulb-like
Enlarged, bulbous stem segments that often occur on the stems of epiphytic orchids. The plant uses this to temporarily store water and food during times of drought.
The pseudobulb is a storage organ derived from the part of a stem between two leaf nodes.