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Perennial

perennial (Science: botany) Lasting through the year of for several years. Origin: L. Perennis, from per = through, annus =... Read More

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Plant Meristems and Growth

A common mistake that many people assume is that an increase in size means an increase in growth. This is not the case.... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Brassica

Brassica (Science: botany) a genus of plants belonging to the mustard family Brassicaceae. The whole family includes a total... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Tracheophyte

Definition noun, plural: tracheophytes A vascular plant contains the conducting systems which consist of xylem for... Read More

Perennation

The process of living through a number of years (as a perennial plant).The ability to survive past the four seasons of a... Read More

Asparagus

Asparagus 1. (Science: botany) a genus of perennial plants belonging to the natural order liliaceae, and having erect much... Read More

Pencils

pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More

Shin

shin 1. To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps,... Read More

Lilies

Lily Origin: as. Lilie, L. Lilium, gr. Cf. Flower-de-luce. 1. (Science: botany) a plant and flower of the genus Lilium,... Read More

Fennel

Fennel (Science: botany) a perennial plant of the genus Faeniculum (f.vulgare), having very finely divided leaves. It is... Read More

Phytoremediation – A Green Solution to Pollution

Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending... 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

Sex and the Single Soybean – A Biodiversity Love Story

Millions of years after their ancestors parted company on the northern shores of Australia, two world-roaming plants have... Read More

Bush

Bush 1. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas. 2. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds... Read More

Lily

Lily Origin: as. Lilie, L. Lilium, gr. Cf. Flower-de-luce. 1. (Science: botany) a plant and flower of the genus Lilium,... Read More

Rue

rue 1. (Science: botany) A perennial suffrutescent plant (Ruta graveolens), having a strong, heavy odour and a bitter taste;... Read More

Ginger

Ginger Definition In botany, ginger is a plant of the genus Zingiber. The scientific name is Zingiber officinale. It is a... Read More

Shrub

shrub A woody plant less than 5 metres (approx. 15 feet) high, either without a distinct main main stem, or with branches... Read More

Palm

palm 1. (Science: anatomy) The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.... 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

Northern Africa and biodiversity

Northern Africa and biodiversity Content Partner: United Nations Environment Programme (other articles) Article Topics:... Read More

Banana

Banana (Science: botany) a perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (musa sapientum); also, its edible fruit. See... Read More