Siliqua,an elongated,dry, bi-valvular, pod-like 'fruit, with a transverse internal membrane.
having very long and fine hairs, with a glossy appearance like silk.
the opposite of compound; without subordinate parts.
Sinuated, having alternate, rounded, rather large lobes and sinuses at the margin.
the re-entering angle or depression between two projections or prominences.
not closely associated with another object of the same description.
of or belonging to a spadix.
furnished with, or having the general appearance of a spathe.
a foliaceous or membranaceous involucre, of one or few sheathing bracts, more or less enveloping the flowers in certain monocotyledons.
more or less rounded towards the summit and narrowed towards the base.
an inflorescence similar to the raceme, only that the flowers have no pedicels; also, those forms in which spikelets are arranged in close and alternating series upon a common rachis, as in some grasses.
a small spike, of which several, aggregated round a common axis, constitute a compound spike; more especially applied to the spiked arrangements of two or more flowers of grasses, which are variously disposed round a common axis.
a stiff, sharp-pointed process, containing some portions of woody tissue, degenerated branch, leaf, stipule, etc.
bearing or covered with spines.
having the cellular tissue copious, forming a sponge-like mass.
having a gradual outward tendency, or bending from an axis.
a tubular expansion of some part of a flower.
having a spur.
that organ of the flower which contains the pollen.
bearing stamens; usually applied to unisexual flowers.
the dorsal petal in a papilionaceous flower.
disposed in a radiating manner round a centre.
that portion of a pistil, generally its summit, by which the fertilizing influence of the pollen is conveyed to the ovules.
of or belonging to the stigma.
a sharp, somewhat stiff hair, seated on a gland which secretes an acrid fluid.
a foliaceous appendage, various in character, produced on each side the base of certain petioles.
marked with streaks or little furrows.