Everything had budded and blossomed.
budded as an upgrowth.
F, the founder-polyp; I, 2, 3, 4, the succession of polyps budded from the founder-polyp; a', b', c', the succession of polyps budded from 1; a 2, 2 polyps budded from 2; a 3, polyp budded from 3.
F, foundersecond bud, which usually polyp; I, 2, 3, succession of polyps forms a side branch or pinnule budded from the founder.
The hydroid colony shows many variations in form and architec- ture which depend simply upon differences in the methods in which polyps are budded.