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.
A kind of inflorescence in which the pedicellate flowers are arranged singly on a common peduncle. Ex. Kibes, Wallflower.
The divisions of the petiole of a frond.
Proceeding from the root.
The first root of a young plant.
The part bearing the florets in the Compositse, or the parts of the flower of any plant; but torus is the word now generally employed to designate the latter.
All the parts of each series of a flower alike.
Kidney-shaped in outline.
A creeping undergroiind stem.
Growing on the banks of streams or lakes.
Disposed in the form of a rosette.
In the form of a wheel.
Red of any tint.
Growing amongst rubbish.
Growing on rocks.