Bud FAQs:

Q: Is a bud an undeveloped or embryonic shoot and normally occurs in the axil of a leaf or at the tip of a stem?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bud cut off from its parent cell and the process is repeated?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bud in truth leaves?

A: Yes, and modified to protect the more delicate parts of the plant during unfavorable periods.

Q: Are buds even more reduced?

A: Yes, and often consisting of undifferentiated masses of cells in the axils of leaves.

Q: Are buds formed in the axils of leaves?

A: Yes, and their distribution on the stem is the same as that of leaves.

Q: Are buds found on the side?

A: Yes.

Q: Are buds found in some shrubs?

A: Yes, and like some species of the Sumac and Viburnums and in herbaceous plants.

Q: Is a bud also used in zoology?

A: Yes, where it refers to an outgrowth from the body which can develop into a new individual.

Q: Are buds often useful in the identification of plants?

A: Yes, and especially for woody plants in winter when leaves have fallen.

Q: Is a bud then called a naked bud?

A: Yes.

Q: Are buds often excessively hairy?

A: Yes.