Glossary of Botanical Terms

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Acuminate
Acute
Aerial
Alternate
Angular
Apex / Apical
Appressed
Arching
Areola
Armed
Ascending
Attenuate
Auricle / Auriculate
Awn
Axil
B
Basal
Basally oriented
Beak
Beard
Bisexual
Bract / Bracteal

Bristle

C
Capitate
Capsule
Carpel / Carpellate
Caudex / Caudices
Chaff
Chasmogamous
Cilium / Ciliate

Clasping

Cleistogamous
Cobwebby
Colonial
Compound
Congested
Conical
Cordate
Corolla
Corymb
Crowded
Cypsela
D
Deciduous
Disc
Disc floret
Discoid
Divided
E
Elliptic
Elongate
Entire
Erect
F
Flag
Floret
Flower head
Fused
G
Gall
Glabrous
Gland / Glandular
Glaucous
Glomerule
Green zones
H
Herbaceous
I
Inflorescence

In-lines

Involucral bract
Involucre
L
Lacerate
Lance-linear
Lanceolate
Ligule / Ligulate
Linear
Lobe
M
Margin
Morphology
N
Neuter / Neutral
Nodding
Node
O
Oblanceolate
Obovate
Obovoid
Obtuse
Open
Opposite
Ovate
P
Panicle / Panicle-like
Pappus
Parallel-veined
Peaked
Pedicel
Peduncle
Pendulous
Peripheral
Persistent
Petal
Petiole / Petiolate
Phyllary
Pistil / Pistillate
Prostrate
Puberulent
Pubescent
Pyramidal
R
Raceme / Raceme-like
Radiate
Ray / Ray floret
Receptacle

Recurved

Reflexed
Resin
Rhizome / Rhizomatous
Rib
Rosette
Rugose
S
Scabrous
Scale
Scape / Scapose
Secund
Sepal
Sessile
Sheathing
Sinus
Spatulate
Spine
Spiral
Spreading
Spur
Staminate
Stellate
Sterile
Stipule
Stolon
Style
Subtend
T
Terminal
Truncated
Tuberculate
Tuft
U
Undivided
Undulate
Unisexual
W
Whorled
Wing
 

 

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