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Lobed in the form of a hand.
Paludosus}Growing in marshy places.
Butterfly-flowered,like the Pea.
The calyx of Composites, varying from a ring of membranous scales, to bristles or hairs.
On the sides or walls of the carpels.
A modification of the palmate leaf, whose lower lobes are again divided and directed downwards.
The secondary stalks of a compound inflorescence,bearing individual flowers.
The main stalk of a compound inflorescence, or the stalk of a solitary flower.
Attached by the middle.
Of three or more years' duration, and polycarpic.
Applied to the floral envelope of Endogens and Monochlamydeous Exogens.
The shell or rind of a fruit.
Growing upon the throat of the calyx around or above the ovary.
Remaining green until the fruit is ripe, as the calyx of many plants; also applied to the leaves of evergreens.
A gamopetalous corolla in the way of Antirrhinum.
The separate parts of a polypetalous corolla.
Resembling petals in colour, etc.
Having a leaf-stalk.
Having manifest flowers.
Phyllum, in composition, a leaf.
A compound leaf having a single row of leaflets on each side of the petiole.
A simple leaf divided nearly to the midrib, that is to say, almost pinnate.
The primary divisions of a pinnate frond.
The female organs of a flower, collectively : ovary, style, and stigma.
The process or body which bears the ovules.
Folded in the manner of a closed fan.
The first or embryonic bud.
The powdery substance contained in the anthers, which serves to fertilize the ovules.
Fruiting more than once.
A term applied to those plants having male, female, and hermaphrodite flowers intermixed on the same individual.
Growing in meadows.
Lying on the ground.
Covered with a powdery substance.
Short and dense in habit.
The hard part or shell of stone-fruit, like the Almond.