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Petal

petal 1. (Science: plant biology) A member of the inner whorl of non-fertile parts surrounding the fertile organs of a... Read More

Petaloid

petaloid Like a petal, soft in texture and coloured... Read More

Imbricate

Definition adjective (botany) Of a flower bud in which the margins of petals and sepals within the flower bud are... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More

Blades

Blade The expanded part of a leaf or... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Lip

Lip 1. One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips... Read More

Blade

Blade The expanded part of a leaf or petal. Especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the... Read More

Estivation

Definition noun (1) (botany) The arrangement of petals (as well as sepals) within a flower bud that is yet to open. (2)... Read More

Cotyledon

Definition noun, plural: cotyledons (1) (botany) The primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of a seed plant that either... Read More

Opposite

opposite 1. Placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; often with to; as, a house opposite... Read More

Vault

vault large cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein particles that have an eight fold symmetry with a central pore and petal like... Read More

Blunt-end

Definition (general) The end part (of a body, of a leaf, of a petal, etc.) that has a dull or rounded edge. (molecular... Read More

Convoluted

Definition adjective (1) (botany) (Of a leaf bud) Leaves rolled together longitudinally. (2) (botany) (Of a flower bud)... Read More

Ala

Definition noun (anatomy) (1) A winglike anatomical process or part, used of a bone. (2) One of the two major parts of... Read More

Rhizophora

Definition noun (botany) A genus of the family Rhizophoraceae which includes the true mangroves Supplement Rhizophora is a... Read More

Aestivation

Definition noun (1) (botany) The arrangement of petals (as well as sepals) within a flower bud that is yet to open. (2)... Read More

Lamellae

Definition noun, singular: lamella (general) Thin structures resembling a plate. (cell biology) Intergrana thylakoids, i.e.... Read More

Vexillum

vexillum Origin: L, a standard, a flag. 1. A flag or standard. A company of troops serving under one standard. 2. A banner.... Read More

Nyctinasty

Definition noun, plural: nyctinasties (botany) The nastic movement of plant parts such as leaves and petals in response to... Read More