This section is from the book "Handbook Of Hardy Trees, Shrubs, And Herbaceous Plants", by W. Botting Hemsley. Also available from Amazon: Handbook of hardy trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants.
Having a more or less succulent or pulpy seed-vessel or berry.
Bearded, having tufts of soft hairs. Bi, in compounds, signifies twice.
The lamina or flat part of a leaf.
The foliaceous appendages of a plant between the normal leaves and the floral envelopes.
Furnished with bracts.
A leaf-bud, with fleshy scales, which perpetuates and propagates an individual.
Having loose scales like the Lilies.
Having the outer scales membranous, e.g. Tulip.
Blistered or puffed up.