gemmation

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gemmation A type of vegetative propagation in which small clumps of undifferentiated cells (gemmae) develop on the surface of a plant. These are shed and dispersed to other areas, where they grow to produce new individuals. Gemmation is found only in certain lower plants, such as mosses and liverworts.

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gemmation See ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION; BUDDING; and GEMMA.

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gemmation See BUDDING.

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