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Search Results for: inflorescence

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Asteraceae

'Asteraceae'', composite family. A single family enclosed in order Asterales in subclass Asteridae. The other name -... Read More

Balete

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the genus Ficus of the family Moraceae, and is endemic in the... Read More

Ficus benghalensis

Definition noun (botany) A fig species of the family Moraceae that is native to the Indian Subcontinent and colloquially... Read More

Ficus

Definition noun A pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs, or vines belonging to the taxonomic family... Read More

Simple

simple undivided, of a leaf, not divided into leaflets, of a hair or an inflorescence, not... Read More

Internode

Internode (Science: plant biology) The portion of a stem between the level of insertion of two successive leaves or leaf... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Helicoid

Helicoid Coiled, of a cymose inflorescence, branching repeatedly on the same... Read More

Spikelets

spikelet A unit of the inflorescence in grasses, sedges and some other monocotyledons, consisting of one to many flowers and... Read More

Plume

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Spikelet

spikelet A unit of the inflorescence in grasses, sedges and some other monocotyledons, consisting of one to many flowers and... Read More

Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Flower

Definition noun, plural: flowers Sexual reproductive structure of plants, especially of angiosperms (flowering... Read More

Plumes

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Sedges

sedge 1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy... Read More

Involucre

Involucre (Science: botany) a group of bracts enveloping a condensed inflorescence, a layer of tissue enveloping some plant... Read More

Solitary

solitary (Science: botany) Of flowers, borne singly, not grouped in an... Read More

Ray

ray (Science: botany) A zygomorphic flower in the family asteraceae, a radial band of cells traversing the conducting... Read More

Axis

Axis (Science: botany) a stem, commonly used for the main stem of a whole plant or of an... Read More

Sedge

sedge 1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Flora

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we've come to know some of the most fascinating endemic... Read More