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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... form of an X. Deflexed - curved or bent back down on itself or towards the plant surface. Dehiscent - splitting or bursting open along defined lines e.g of a fruit. Dehydrate - ... . Differentiation - the progressive physiological and morphological changes in cells, tissues, organs or the whole plant during development from meristem tissue to a mature or adult form. Differentiated tissues are ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... also: corymb, cyme, fascicle, raceme, spadix, spike, thyrse, umbel Papilla - small, rounded protruberance from any plant surface. Hence Adj. papillose - of or relating to or resembling papilla Papillate - covered with many ... most common plant cells, make and store food substances and form the pith at the centre of stems of dicotyledons. Parietal - borne on or pertaining to the wall or inner surface ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: cultivation of jade plants
... plant clean and pull off and discard old leaves. Remove any dead leaves that have dropped off, from the surface of the soil. Occasionally put the plant outside in the rain, on a mild day, to wash off dust and freshen up the plant ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... a leaf, fruit, or flower from a plant. Abscisic acid - a plant hormone that induces abscission of leaves, ... their cells contain chlorophyll. Alkaloid - complex cyclic organic plant metabolites, usually containing nitrogen, with a bitter taste ... surface or structure shaped like a honeycomb e.g. pollen or seed surface. Amphibious - able to grow in both water and on land or growing with part of the plant ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... W X Y Z C Cactus - (Greek: kaktos = a prickly plant (Spanish artichoke) from Sicily) - A spiny, succulent, dicotyledonous plant of the family Cactaceae (Linnaeus 1737) native mainly to ... Coccineus - scarlet. Colliculate - covered with small, rounded or hill-like elevations ( colliculae) e.g. surface of seeds. Coloratus - coloured, usually with a reddish tint. Colpa - traditional Irish measure, ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... the ground. Epigenous - on or developing or growing on the upper surface of a part such as a leaf Epiphyte - a plant (or other organism) that grows on another for support, without ... few, if any, authentic fossils. Compare with creation. Excrescence - an outgrowth or protrusion from the surface. Exine - the outer layer of the pollen grain wall largely composed of the polysaccharide sporopollenin ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... whitish or bluish-white substances, usually microscopic particles of wax, easily rubbed off the surface. Globose - spherical or spheroidal. Glochids - spines or hairs, usually small, brittle and barbed. ... slender. Graft - a shoot, bud or other tissue joined to, and growing on, another compatible plant. Greenhouse effect - the trapping of heat from sunlight by atmospheric gases ( greenhouse gases ), ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... the parents. Hydathode - a specialised gland or pore on the surface or leaf margin of higher plants that exudes water from the plant tissues. Hydrotropism - bending, growth or movement of a part ... epidermis. Hypogeal - happening, living or remaining below ground. Of the emergence of cotyledons below the surface of the ground or within the sead coat. Hypogeous - below ground. Contact webmaster. This ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... node on a plant's stem. Leaves come in many shapes and sizes, but are often flattened to maximise their surface area for ... spatulate Leaflet - part of a compound leaf. Lectin - a diverse group of plant proteins capable of aglutinating cells (such as red blood cells). ... a notorious toxic lectin from the seeds of the castor oil plant. Lectotype - a specimen selected from the original type material to ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... States and Europe as curiousities. Raphide - (Raphis) a needle-shaped crystal found in some plant cells, usually a crystal of calcium oxalate as a metabolic byproduct. The irritatingly sharp ... rhyzomes. Rhomboid - diamond-shaped. Rib - a leaf vein. A ridge of plant-tissue thicker than its surroundings. A raised surface running vertically, sometimes spiraling, and in the Cactaceae bearing a row ...
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