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Runner shoot

Formal name:  shoot runner
Local identifier:  TOP150
Definition:  a shoot system (PO:shoot system) that has a lateral shoot (PO:shoot axis) (exceptional main shoot axis) with long thin shoot internodes (PO:shoot internode) and adventitious roots.
Formal Unit:  unitless (category)

Comment:  runner shoot is a category of the trait shoot metamorphosis (TOP:shoot metamorphosis) and plant storage organ (TOP:plant storage organ)
Reference:  Klotz, S., Kühn, I. & Durka, W. (2002): BIOLFLOR - Eine Datenbank zu biologisch-oekologischen Merkmalen der Gefaesspflanzen in Deutschland. - Schriftenreihe fuer Vegetationskunde 38. Bonn: Bundesamt fuer Naturschutz.


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