crown bud


Definition of crown bud

: the first flower bud that is formed normally on an untopped chrysanthemum plant and that is accompanied by vegetative buds

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First Known Use of crown bud

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown bud.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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