Sabidosus

Growing in sandy places.

Sagittate

Shaped in the form of an arrow-head.

Samara

Applied to such winged in-dehiscent fruits as the Sycamore.

Saxatilis

Growing on rocks or stones.

Scabcr, scabrid. - Rough to the touch.

Scandens

Climbing.

Scape

A radical, usually naked flower-stalk.

Scarious

Thin, dry and membranous.

Scorpioid,. - Rolled up, as the inflorescence of many Borraginese.

Secund

Having all the flowers or leaves turned in the same direction.

Semi, as a prefix, denotes half, partial, or one-sided.

Semper Virens

Evergreen.

Septum

The partition of an ovary or fruit.

Septicidal (Dehiscence)

Separating through the dissepiments:

Sericeus

Silky.

Serotinus

Late.

Serrate

Saw-toothed.

Sessile

Stalkless.

Sutaceus

Bristly.

Sinuate

Having an uneven wavy margin.

Sinus

The recesses of a lobed organ.

Spadix

A flower-spike usually enclosed in a spathe.

Spathe

A large leafy bract enclosing the inflorescence of most of the Aroideae.

Spathidate

Oblong, tapering down-wards in a long narrow stalk.

Spike

Having sessile flowers on a long axis.

Squamatus

Clothed with scales.

Stamen

The male organ of a flower.

Staminode

Rudimentary organs next to the stamens.

Stigma

The viscous part of a style to which the pollen adheres.

Stipes

The main stalk of Fern fronds.

Stipitatc

Stalked, applied to carpels.

Stipules

Bract-like or spinescent processes at the base of the petioles of many plants.

Stolon

An offset or runner producing roots at intervals.

Style

The slender termination of a carpel hearing the stigma.

Sub, in composition, is equal to somewhat, in some degree.

Subulate

Awl-shaped.

Sulcate

Furrowed.

Superior

As an ovary when the calyx is below it.

Sylvestris, sylvaticus

Inhabiting woods.

Syn signifies union or growing together, as syncarpous, when the carpels are consolidated; or syngenesious, when the anthers are united.