Definitions for "Turion"
Keywords:  bud, hydrilla, winter, shoot, aquatic
modified stem bud. Some perennial plants survive winter conditions by forming these specialized organs (turions)
A modified bud, the leaves of which contain abundant storage reserves, by which the plant survives Winter and renews its growth in Spring.
an over-wintering vegetative bud or specialised short shoot with modified leaves, arising from the stem, often near ground level.
An overwintering structure that is scaley or often thick and fleshy that detaches, and then geminates or starts growth in the spring. See line drawing
Keywords:  arrowhead, tuber, walnut, round, plant
certain tubers like the tuber of the arrowhead plant are called turions. They are round and walnut-sized.
Same as Turio.