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- n. Plural form of fasciation.
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Even the elongated pith of a transversely cut, woody, fasciated stem only marks the intimate union of several branches, and Prof. Hincks, whose views the writer entirely shares, has noticed instances of the union of two, and of only two, stems where the internal appearance was the same as in other fasciations.
Moquin, moreover, raises the objection that it is unlikely that several branches should become united lengthwise in one plane only, and, further, that in the greater number of fasciations all the other branches which should be present are to be found -- not one is wanting, not one has disappeared, as might have been anticipated had fusion taken place.
We have dealt with torsions and fasciations and with seedling variations at some length, in order to point out the phases needing investigation according to recent views.
Twisted stems and fasciations are very striking monstrosities.
"There were a number of anomalies entirely comparable to those induced by ionizing radiation -- stem fasciations, growth stimulation, induction of extra vegetative buds and stem tumors," he swore in a 1984 affidavit.