- arranged singly at different levels on the stem.
- an expansion of the seed stalk, growing partly or completely over the seed, usually fleshy and often brightly coloured.
- extension of the base of the trunk of a tree, often flange-like.
- the upper cover of foliage of a plant community.
- a dry, usually many-seeded fruit of two or more chambers, breaking open at maturity.
- extra leafy shoots produced from the base of a tree.
- a plant growing upon another plant, but never parasitic.
- a group of related genera.
Genus (plural, genera)
- a group of closely related species.
- a small structure on the surface, or within the tissue of a leaf or other organ, which secretes such substances as nectar or oil.
- a combination of an alga and a fungus, in such close association as to form what appears to be a single individual.
- arising at the same level but on opposite sides of the stem.
- one of the usually green outer segments surrounding a flower, usually collectively known as the calyx.
- a woody plant less than eight metres high, usually branching lowdown or with many stems.
- a distinct, recognizable kind of plant or animal.
- the male organ of a flower, consisting of a stalk and a pollenbearing anther.
- one, or one pair of appendages, sometimes leafy and often very small, at the base of the leaf stalk.
- part of a plant modified into a slender, elongate climbing organ.
- a group of three or more leaves or other structures, arising at the same point.