guerilla growth form

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guerilla growth form The distribution that results when the rhizomes or stolons by which a plant spreads by clonal dispersal are long and often shortlived. The clonal shoots are widely spaced and fugitive, constantly appearing and disappearing in different territories, like a guerilla army. Compare PHALANX GROWTH FORM.

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guerilla growth form The distribution that results when the rhizomes or stolons by which a plant spreads by clonal dispersal are long and often short-lived. The clonal shoots are widely spaced and fugitive, constantly appearing and disappearing in different territories, like a guerilla army. Compare phalanx growth form.