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The stalk of an organ.
Provided with a stipe.
Appendages to the base of a petiole, often adnate to it.
A basal branch rooting at the nodes.
Producing or bearing stolons.
The transpiring orifices in the epidermis of plants.
Straight and erect.
With appressed or ascending stiff hairs.
An appendage to a seed at the hilum.
With a strophiole.
The narrowed top of the ovary.
The expanded base of a style.
Approaching leathery in texture.
Somewhat woody in texture.
Partly or imperfectly versatile.
Soft and juicy.
Applied to the ovary when free from the calyx; or to a calyx adnate to an ovary.
A line of splitting or opening.
Applied to a flower with its parts of equal numbers.
A fleshy multiple or aggregate fruit.
A slender coiling organ.
Circular in cross section.
Divided into three segments, or arranged in threes.
With~TouT long stamens and two shorter ones.
A usually flat vegetative organ without differentiation into stem and leaves.
Like a thyrsus.
A compact panicle.
Covered with tomentum.
Diminutive of tomentose.
Dense matted wool-like hairs.
Twisting of an organ.
Twisted or bent.
The canals or ducts in woody tissue.
With three stamens.
Composed of three carpels.
Flowers with stamens of three different lengths or kinds; in three forms.
Three-sided, the sides channeled.
Terminated by a nearly straight edge or surface.
A thick short underground branch or part of a branch.
The persistent base of the style in some Cyperaceae; a small tuber.
With rounded projections.
A determinate, usually convex flower-cluster, with all the pedicels arising from the same point.
Borne in umbels; resembling an umbel.
A secondary umbel.
Similar to an umbel.
Hooked, or in form like a hook.
With wavy margins.
A bladder-like organ; a one-seeded fruit with a loose pericarp.
Meeting by the margins in the bud, not overlapping; dehiscent by valves.
Relating to ducts or vessels.
One of the branches of the woody portion of leaves or other organs.
A branch of a vein.
A fold of the inner side of the leaf-base in Isoetes.
Velvety; with dense fine pubescence.
The arrangement of veins.
The arrangement of leaves in the bud.
An anther attached at or near its middle to the filament.
With three or more leaves or branches at a node; whorled.
In the nature of a vestige or remnant.
With long soft hairs, not matted together.
A group of three similar organs or more, radiating from a node. Verticil.
With a thin expansion or expansions.