Grape hyacinth, Muscari armenaicum

Grape hyacinth, Muscari armenaicum

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Caption: A plant of the grape hyacinth, Muscari armenaicum, a member of the family Liliaceae. The picture shows a bulb (a swollen underground bud), rooted at its base, producing a small offset bulb ( swelling, to bottom left of the bulb). Arising from the bulb is a rosette of linear leaves with parallel venation, typical of monocotyledonous plants. In the centre of the leaf rosette, the flowering stem has a developing infloresecence in the form of a raceme ( flowers on individual stalks, the youngest towards the apex). M. armenaicum is a native of SE Europe, but is widely grown in gardens as the common Grape Hyacinth. Its ability to reproduce by offset bulbs and by seed means that in a garden it may become invasive.

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Keywords: biological, biology, botanical, botany, bulb, garden plant, grape hyacinth, inflorescence, leaf, monocotyledon, muscari armenaicum, offset bulb, parallel venation, raceme, root

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