Raceme

A kind of inflorescence in which the pedicellate flowers are arranged singly on a common peduncle. Ex. Kibes, Wallflower.

Rachis

The divisions of the petiole of a frond.

Radical

Proceeding from the root.

Radicle

The first root of a young plant.

Ramosus

Much-branched.

Receptacle

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.

Reficxcd

Turned backwards.

Regular

All the parts of each series of a flower alike.

Reniform

Kidney-shaped in outline.

Repetis

Creeping.

Reticulate

Net-veined.

Rhizome

A creeping undergroiind stem.

Riparius

Growing on the banks of streams or lakes.

Rosulate

Disposed in the form of a rosette.

Rotate

In the form of a wheel.

Ruber

Red of any tint.

Ruderalis

Growing amongst rubbish.

Rugose

Wrinkled.

Rupestris

Growing on rocks.