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- An accessory fruit is a fruit where the fleshy part is derived not from the ovary but from some adjacent tissue.
- An accessory fruit is one in which the fleshy, nutritive food for the seed is derived from a part of the plant other than the ovary, like a strawberry.
- Abscission is a natural process of plant growth induced by the plant, in contrast to decaying or falling off do to other causes.
- Abscission is a natural process of plant growth induced by the plant, in contrast to decaying or falling off due to other causes.
- An achene is a type of simple dry fruit produced by many species of flowering plants.
- The achene is a dry, one-seeded, indehiscent fruit, the pericarp of which is closely applied to the seed, but separable from it.
- AERIAL ROOT - A root which grows out from the stem above ground level.
- Anemophily is a form of pollination whereby pollen is distributed by wind.
- An annual plant is a plant that completes its entire life cycle from seed to seed in one year.
- An annual plant is a plant that usually germinates, flowers and dies in one year.
- AREOLE - A small well-defined area, usually hairy and cushion-like, found on the stem of cacti.
- Areole: A specialized spin-bearing structure found on the stems of all members of the cactus family.
- ARIL is a not-for-profit organization located at 475 Riverside Drive in New York City.
- Aril is a bouncy little word, kind of friendly and inviting.
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- An axillary bud is a concentration of meristematic tissue capable of developing into a tiller.
- An axillary bud is a growing point ( bud) that occurs in an axil (where the leaf joins the stem) of a leaf.
- Beans are a major source of dietary protein in Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
- Beans are a source of Niacin, Thiamin, Riboflavin, B6 vitamins and many other nutrients as well.
- Beans are grown throughout the world.
- Beans are high in potassium which is required for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles.
- Beans are the best source of folate and are excellent sources of minerals and vitamins.
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- Berry is the fifth generation of his father's family and the sixth generation of his mother's to farm in Henry County, Kentucky.
- Berry was a member of the Church of Christ; his third wife, Hannah, was a faithful Baptist.
- Berry was a moody man who burned many bridges in his life and was never nice to those he did not know well.
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- A Biennial plant is a Plant that takes between twelve and twenty-four months to complete its Lifecycle .
- A Biennial plant is a plant that takes between twelve and twenty-four months to complete its Biological life cycle lifecycle.
- A biennial plant is a flowering plant that takes between twelve and twenty-four months to complete its lifecycle.
- A biennial plant is a flowering plant that takes two years to complete its lifecycle.
- BRACT - A modified leaf, often highly colored and sometimes mistaken for a petal.
- BRACT - A modified leaf, sometimes colored and sometimes mistaken for a petal.
- Bracts are not observed at the junction between the spikelet pedicel and the growth axis (D arrow).
- Bracts are ordinarily associated with reproductive structures (subtending flowers , inflorescence axes, or cone scales ).
- A branch is a part of a wood y plant such as a tree, shrub, or vine.
- A branch is a part of a woody plant such as a tree, shrub, or vine.
- A bulb is an underground vertical shoot that has modified leaves (or thickened leaf bases) that are used as food storage organ s by a dormant plant.
- A bulb is an underground vertical shoot that has modified leaves (or thickened leaf bases) that is used as food storage organs by a dormant plant.
- BULB - A storage organ, usually formed below ground level, used for propagation.
- BULB - The thickened underground storage organ of the group of perennials which includes daffodils and tulips.
- Bulb - a short vertical underground stem with fleshy storage leaves attached, e.g.
- Buttress roots are large roots on all sides of a tall or shallowly rooted tree.
- Instead, rain forest trees are often supported by thick buttress roots.
- The calyptra is a modified portion of an archegonium that protects the foot of the sporophyte.
- Calyx: the outer whorl of sepals; typically these are green, but are petal-like in some species.
- Calyx: The outer whorl of sepals which when unfolded protect the unopened forming flower bud.
- CALYX - The outer ring of flower parts, usually green but sometimes colored.
- The calyx is part of the perianth of the flower.
- The calyx is the outer part of the perianth, which comprises the sterile inner and outer tepals that are usually differentiated into petals and sepals.
- A carpel is the basic unit of the female reproductive organ of a flower, the gynoecium.
- A carpel is the basic unit of the gynoecium.
- A carpel is the female reproductive organ of a flower; the basic unit of the gynoecium.
- A carpel is the intrinsic mob of the female reproductive organ of a flower, the gynoecium.
- A carpel is the outer, often visible part of the female reproductive organ of a flower; the basic unit of the gynoecium.
- Carpels are difficult to distinguish in dry, indehiscent fruits (e.g.
- Carpels are structures that are made up from an ovary and a stigma and that contain one or more ovules.
- Carpels are the female reproductive organs of a flower.
- Carpels are the innermost parts of a complete flower and they are united to form the gynoecium ( pistil).
- The carpels are united and commonly enclose a single locule, but there may be 3 to 12, 1 for each carpel.
- Cereal grains Cereal crops are grown for their palatable fruit ( grains or caryopsis), which are primarily endosperm.
- Genetic basis of barley caryopsis dormancy and seedling desiccation tolerance at the germination stage.
- Cereal crops are mostly grasses cultivated for their edible seeds (actually a fruit called a grain, technically a caryopsis).
- CATKIN - A slender, spikelike, drooping flower cluster.
- Catkin - a soft spike or raceme, composed of small unisexual flowers.
- Catkin is the smallest kitten in the litter of cats belonging to the Wise Woman, who names him for the tiny catkins growing outside her window.
- Compound - a collection of two or more simple inflorescences aggregated together.
- Compound: The leaf is separated into distinct leaflets, each with its own small petiole (but without an axillary bud).
- COMPOUND LEAF - A leaf made up or two or more leaflets attached to the leaf stalk; e.g Schefflera.
- Compound leaf: A leaf divided into several distinct leaflets.
- Compound leaves are a characteristic of some families of higher plants, such as the Fabaceae.
- Compound leaves are common in many plant families.
- A corm is a swollen stem base that is modified into a mass of storage tissue.
- CORM - A thickened underground stem which produces roots, leaves and flowers during the growing season.
- Corm - a compact, upright orientated stem that is bulb-like with hard or fleshy texture and normally covered with papery, thin dry leaves.
- Corm - a short enlarged underground, storage stem, e.g.
- The corm is the base of a stem that becomes swollen, and solid, with food for it to live on.
- COROLLA - The ring of separate or fused petals which is nearly always responsible for the main floral display.
- Corolla is the collective term for petals of a flower taken as a group within the calyx.
- Corolla is the overall structure of the petals of a flower taken as a group within the calyx.
- Corolla: What most people think of as 'the flower' - the one or more layers of petals which form around the receptacle.
- Corolla: the whorl of petals, which are usually thin, soft and colored to attract insects that help the process of pollination.
- A corymb is a racemose inflorescence that is flat-topped or convex because the outer pedicels are progressively longer than the inner ones.
- Corymb - a grouping of flowers where all the flowers are at the same level, the flower stalks of different lengths forming a flat-topped flower cluster.
- A cyme is a class of determinate inflorescences characterized by the terminal flower blooming first.
- CYME - A flat-topped or domed flower head in which the flowers at the center open first.
- DRUPE - A type of fruit (i.e.
- The drupe is a succulent usually one-seeded indehiscent fruit, with a pericarp easily distinguishable into epicarp, mesocarp and endocarp.
- Endocarp is the hard inner layer of the Pericarp pericarp of some fruit s that contains the seed .
- An endodermis is a thin layer of small cells forming the innermost part of the cortex and surrounding the vascular tissue s deeper in the root.
- An endodermis is a thin layer of small cells forming the innermost part of the cortex and surrounding the vascular tissues deeper in the root.
- Endodermis is the bottom layer of skin.
- The endodermis is the innermost layer of the cortex.
- Endosperm is a highly nutritive tissue that can provide food for the developing embryo, the cotyledons, and sometimes for the seedling when it first appears.
- Endosperm is a triploid tissue (containing three sets of chromosome s) found in the seeds of flowering plant s.
- Endosperm is a triploid tissue (containing three sets of chromosomes) found in the seeds of flowering plants.
- Endosperm is the albumin tissue produced in the seeds of most flowering plants around the time of fertilization.
- Endosperm is the tissue produced in the seeds of most flowering plants around the time of fertilization.
- Lengthening of the epicotyl is thought to be controlled by the phytochrome photoreceptors.
- The incorporation of leucine-C14 into microsomal particles and other subcellular components of the pea epicotyl.
- Grain embryos also possess a coleoptile and a coleorhiza sheathing the epicotyl and the radicle, respectively.
- The converse, where the cotyledons expand, throw off the seed shell and become photosynthetic above the ground, is epigeal.
- Polhill (1981) reported that Sophoreae seedlings were indiscriminately hypogeal or epigeal.
- Epigeal germinators are normally sown in early spring, and hypogeal germinators in late summer or fall.
- An epiphyte is an organism that grows upon or attached to a living plant.
- EPIPHYTE - A plant which grows on another plant but gets its nourishment from the air and rainfall.
- Epiphyte is one of the subdivisions of the Raunki--r system.
- Exocarp - the pericarp's outer part.
- The fruit of Cucurbitaceae is a false berry called a pepo.
- A false berry or epigynous berry is an accessory fruit found in certain plant species with an inferior ovary, distinguishing it from a true berry.
- A fasciation is a widespread phenomena reported in more than 100 vascular plant species.
- Fasciation was one of Mendel's 14 heritable characters in pea, and also has a long history of study in maize (Emerson 1912).
- The fig is one of the two sacred trees in Islam.
- A fig is a special type of multiple called a syconium, in which the flowers are borne on the inside of an enlarged, hollow receptacle.
- Common Fig[ verification needed] caprifigs have three crops per year; edible figs have two.
- A flower is a rather complex structure formed by the flower axis that is usually transformed into the receptacle and the perianth.
- A flower is the part of the plant that makes the seeds.
- The Flower: The flower is the reproductive unit of some plants (angiosperms).
- The flower is a common decoration flower during Chinese New Year.
- The flower is the official flower of the state of West Bengal, India, as well as the Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand.
- Flowers are 11-15 mm long, almost sedentary, lower flowers are alternate, upper ones more or less subverticilate inside.
- Flowers are a symbol of life and a source of birth and healing.
- Flowers are also dried, freeze dried and pressed in order to create permanent, three-dimensional pieces of flower art.
- Flowers are clustered in 9-10 verticils on 5 flowers.
- Flowers are clustered in trusses 6 to 30 cm long, positioned on long floral shoots.
- A follicle is the product of a simple pistil; it opens along the ventral suture.
- The follicle is a dry unilocular many-seeded fruit, formed from one carpel and dehiscing by the ventral suture.
- The follicle is a tiny but powerful factory, which throughout the human life span hardly ever stops working.
- A forb is a flowering plant with a non-woody stem that is not a grass.
- A forb is a non-woody flowering plant that is not a grass.
- A frond is the leaf - like structure of a fern or alga .
- A frond is a large leaf with many divisions to it, and the term is typically used for the leaves of palms, ferns or cycads.
- A frond is the leaf structure of a fern or alga.
- A frond is the leaf structure of a fern.
- FROND - A leaf of a fern or palm.
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* Plant Morphology
* Plant Stem
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