Hollowed out; hollow.
(Of the base of a petiole) Conspicuously broadened, the broadened part not becoming very thin (cf. dilated).
A close cluster or bundle, as of Pine leaves.
Thread-shaped; long, slender, and circular in cross-section.
Zigzag; bending alternately in opposite directions.
Leaf-like in appearance.
With separate leaflets.
Divided into nearly equal branches.
Spindle-shaped; swollen in the middle and tapering toward each end.
Almost without hairs; with occasional hairs.
A small protuberance, consisting of one or more secreting cells.
Bearing glands, or any protuberance having the appearance of a gland.
With a bluish-white bloom which may be rubbed off.
Spherical or nearly so, globular.
Shaped like an arrowhead, but with the basal lobes pointing outward nearly at right angles.
Fine-stemmed and low, with small persistent leaves.
Pubescent with rather coarse or stiff, usually relatively long hairs.
Pubescent with bristly, rigid hairs.
Covered with close, whitish or grayish-white hairs.
Overlapping, as the shingles of a house.
Cut sharply and more or less deeply and irregularly into lobes.
Unequal-sided; oblique at the base.
The flowering portion of a plant, and especially its arrangement.
Brought in from another region, especially from Europe or Asia, intentionally or accidentally.
A ridge on the back of a bud-scale, etc.
A fruit furnished with a wing or leaf-like expansion.
Irregularly cleft as if torn.
Cut into narrow, pointed lobes or segments.
About four times longer than broad, widest about a third above the base.
Said of buds which occur on the sides of the twig.
A raised base on which the leaf-scar sometimes appears.
One of the divisions of a compound leaf.
A patch differing in color and texture from the rest of the twig and representing the place from which the leaf has fallen.
A simple dry fruit, opening along two lines, as in beans.
Small areas of loose tissue which appear as dots or warts on the surface of twigs.
Long and narrow, with nearly parallel margins, at least six times longer than broad.
A rounded segment or division of any organ; (of a blade) more or less cut toward the midvein or base.
With the principal veins parallel or nearly so to the apex, or almost to the apex. Lyrate. Pinnatifid, with a large, broad, rounded terminal lobe and small basal lobes. Marcescent. Withering without falling off.
Thin, rather soft, and more or less translucent. Mucronate. With a short, sharp, abrupt tip. Mucronulate. Mucronate, but the tip very small. Multiple buds. Several buds in or over an axil, instead of the customary solitary bud. Naked. Said of a bud which is not covered by scales. Node. The region of a stem from which one or more leaves arise. Oblanceolate. Lanceolate, but broadest about a third below the apex. Oblique. Unequal-sided or slanting.
Longer than broad, with the sides nearly parallel. Obovate. Ovate, but broadest above the middle. Obtuse. Blunt or rounded.
Not shining or transparent.
Approximately circular in outline.
Broadly elliptic, about 1-1/2 times longer than broad.
In outline like a longitudinal section of a hen's egg, broadest below the middle.
Egg-shaped, with the broadest portion near the base.
With the principal veins arising from the same point at the base of the blade.
A branched cluster of flowers. •
With minute, blunt projections on the surface.
Deeply cleft; cleft nearly but not quite to the base.
The stalk of a single flower.
The stalk of a flower cluster.
A plant living, and usually reproducing, through more than two growing seasons.
Remaining after flowering, fruiting, or maturing.
The unexpanded part of a leaf.
Having long, soft hairs,.
With the blade divided into distinct leaflets or segments along a common axis.
With the lateral veins arranged along the two sides of the midvein, not arising from a single point.
Pinnately cleft to the middle or beyond.
The soft, spongy tissue in the center of stems and branches.
Folded into plaits.
A cushion-like mass of vegetation.
A fleshy fruit of which the apple is a typical example.
A spine-like outgrowth of the epidermis.