Refers to leaves arising singly along a stem, not in pairs.
The pollen-producing end part of the stamen.
The angle where a leaf attaches to the stem.
The uppermost petal in a Pea Family flower.
Having mirror image right and left halves, like a face.
A whitish powdery coating on a stem or fruit. Wipes off easily.
A modified leaf immediately under a flower. Collectively, an involucre of bracts.
The outer ring of flower parts. Called sepals if separate, a calyx tube if joined. Usually green but may be petal-like.
A dry fruit with 1 or more compartments.
Refers to a leaf with a base that partly surrounds the stem.
Refers to a leaf made up of 3 or more separate leaflets.
The inner ring of flower parts. Called petals if separate, a corolla tube if united.
The round center of a composite flower. Made up of numerous tiny tubular disc flowers. Usually surrounded by flat, strap-like ray flowers.
Refers to a deeply cut leaf, the cuts not reaching the midline.
Refers to a leaf that is egg-shaped with the widest part near the middle.
Refers to a leaf with margins that are not toothed.
The slender stalk-like part of the stamen. Bears an anther at the tip.
A crowded cluster of stalk less or near-stalk less flowers.
A non-woody plant. ie., not a tree, bush or woody vine.
(of bracts) Circular row(s) of bracts supporting a flower.
The united 2 lowest petals of a Pea Family flower.
Refers to a leaf that is much longer than wide and pointed at the tip.
An individual part of a compound leaf.
Refers to a long, very narrow leaf with parallel sides.
A division of the end of a corolla tube. May itself be lobed.
Refers to a leaf with indentations in the margin that do not reach the midline if pinnately lobed, or the midpoint if palmately lobed.
The place on a stem where leaves or branches arise.
Refers to leaves that are in pairs on the stem, one leaf on each side.
The swollen seed-producing base of the pistil.
Refers to leaves that are egg-shaped and widest near the base.
Describes leaf lobes or leaflets that radiate from a center, like fingers from a hand.
A segment of the corolla. May be separate or joined at the base.
Describes lobes or leaflets arranged along a midline, like the parts of a feather.
The female organ of a flower. Made up of the ovary, a slender stalk (style) and a tip (stigma).
Refers to a female flower, having a pistil but no functional stigmas.
A long cluster of stalked flowers along a central stem.
Symmetry around a central axis, like the spokes of a wheel.
Flat, strap-like flowers that surround the central disc in a composite flower.
A crowded circle of leaves around the base of a stem.
A separate segment of the calyx. Usually green but may be petal-like. Corresponds to a calyx lobe if the calyx is undivided.
Refers to a leaf, flower, or fruit that has no stalk.
A relatively low woody plant having several branches from near the base.
(Arum Family) A club-like stalk covered with tiny "flowers".
(Arum Family) A leaf-like sheath enfolding the spadix.
A long cluster of un-stalked flowers along a central stem.
A hollow tubular extension of the corolla.
The male organ of a flower, made up of a slender stalk (filament) tipped with a pollen-bearing anther.
Refers to a male flower, having stamens but no pistil.
A petal of an iris.
The tip of the pistil. May be forked or knob-like.
A small leaf-like structure at the base of a leaf stalk.
The slender stalk of the pistil, bearing the stigma at its tip.
Refers to a fleshy, watery stem or leaf.
Refers to a leaf with a saw tooth edge.
Fleshy, enlarged part of an underground stem (like a potato).
An umbrella-like cluster of flowers, the flower stalks arising from one point.
Three or more leaves radiating from the same level on a stem.
A thin membranous structure extending along a stem, leaf-stalk or seed. Also, a lateral petal of a Pea Family flower.