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plantlet

[plant-lit, plahnt-] /ˈplænt lɪt, ˈplɑnt-/
noun
1.
a little plant, as one produced on the leaf margins of a kalanchoe or the aerial stems of a spider plant.
Origin of plantlet
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; plant + -let
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  • As the plantlets grow, care must be taken not to shade them too much.

  • The plantlets should be removed from these highest temperatures, as a rule, as soon as germination is completed.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey

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