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Growing in sandy places.
Shaped in the form of an arrow-head.
Growing on rocks or stones.
Scabcr, scabrid. - Rough to the touch.
A radical, usually naked flower-stalk.
Thin, dry and membranous.
Scorpioid,. - Rolled up, as the inflorescence of many Borraginese.
Having all the flowers or leaves turned in the same direction.
Semi, as a prefix, denotes half, partial, or one-sided.
The partition of an ovary or fruit.
Separating through the dissepiments:
Having an uneven wavy margin.
The recesses of a lobed organ.
A flower-spike usually enclosed in a spathe.
A large leafy bract enclosing the inflorescence of most of the Aroideae.
Oblong, tapering down-wards in a long narrow stalk.
Having sessile flowers on a long axis.
Clothed with scales.
The male organ of a flower.
Rudimentary organs next to the stamens.
The viscous part of a style to which the pollen adheres.
The main stalk of Fern fronds.
Stalked, applied to carpels.
Bract-like or spinescent processes at the base of the petioles of many plants.
An offset or runner producing roots at intervals.
The slender termination of a carpel hearing the stigma.
Sub, in composition, is equal to somewhat, in some degree.
As an ovary when the calyx is below it.
Syn signifies union or growing together, as syncarpous, when the carpels are consolidated; or syngenesious, when the anthers are united.