terminating abruptly, as though shortened by the removal of the extremity.
the tubular portion formed by the cohesion of the subordinate parts composing a floral whorl.
a small wart-like excrescence.
Tubereulate, bearing or covered with tubercles.
resembling a tuber.
hollow and cylindrical.
swollen and inflated.
thick, as if swollen, but not inflated.
twisting in spiral folds round a support.
a form of inflorescence in which all the pedicels start from the summit of a-peduncle.
arranged in umbels.
a plant only partially shrubby, the ends of the newly-formed branches continuing herbaceous, and dying away in winter.
disposed along one side.
shaped like a pitcher with a contracted mouth.
having the parts neither equal nor proportional in number.
a little bladder filled with air attached to the stems of certain aquatic plants.
distinct portions of certain organs which become detached by regular dehiscence along definite lines of suture, as the valves of anthers and the valves of carpels.
united by the margins only, not overlapping.
bellied or swelling out on one side.
having the axis perpendicular to the part from which it arises.
glutinous and clammy.
a narrow elongated receptacle of aromatic oil occurring, variously disposed, in the fruits of Umbelli-fers.
Wavy, having an alternately convex or concave surface or margin.
resembling wax in texture.
an arrangement in which the parts are set in a circle round an axis all on the same plane.
disposed in whorls.
a membranous expansion; also each of the two lateral petals in a papilionaceous or other irregular flower, when these differ from the rest.
having long curled hairs, matted together like wool.