sobole


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sobole

(ˈsəʊbəʊl)
n, pl soboles (-liːz)
(Botany) a creeping underground stem that produces roots and buds; a sucker
[back formation from soboles (originally a sing), from Latin soboles a shoot, from subolescere to grow]
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"De nepotum eriam sobole cogitavit, ne quid omitterer quod ad stabilitatem regnorum suorum ac ad tranquiliratem ac pacem propagandam ulla ex parte attinere possit."
warmingiana Mello-Silva & Pirani, a primeira pelas grandes folhas glabras na face adaxial e densamente tomentosas na abaxial, de grande beleza; e a segunda, pelo tamanho diminuto de suas partes aereas e grandes soboles subterraneos (RIZZINI; HERINGER, 1962, MELLO-SILVA et al., 2012).