section of a bulb
Bulb: underground structure of certain plants where nutrients are stored; it ensures seasonal regrowth of the aboveground part of the plant.
A secondary bulb that develops from a bud growing out of the side of the main bulb; it can break away and grow into a new plant.
Main part of the bulb extending from the base to the bud and protected by fleshy leaves.
Nutrient-rich leaf underneath the scale leaf.
Underground structure that anchors the plant to the soil and enables the plant to absorb water and mineral salts.
Round part located at the bulb’s base from which the stem, roots and fleshy leaves grow.
Small plantlike structure constituting a collection of immature organs that will develop once it opens.
Bulb’s external casing; it is made of layered papery leaves.