A seed attached to an ovary wall at one point, with a single small, dry, indehiscent fruit. One example would be the sunflower.
The outside edge of a whorl, a term used for all the sepals of a flower.
A dehiscent fruit having more than one carpel.
A dense spike or an ament, unisexual flowers.
Growing on a stem above ground level such as leaves arising from the stem.
Flowers that open before fetilization and that are cross-pollinated.
A narrow base found in some petals and sepals.
Flowers that are self-fertilizing without opening.
A group or close arrangement of flowers, usually is not dense or continous.
Having two or more like parts in a single organ.
Having or resembling a cone or a group of cones.
Heart shaped, and having a notch at the base.
All the petals of a flower.
An inflorescence with the general appearance of a true corymb.
A hollow, pithy stalk or stem, found in grasses, sedges, and rushes.
Shaped like a cylinder, and round and elongate in a cross section.
Compound more than once.
In the shape of an equilateral triangle.
Staminate and pisillate flowers on different plants, imperfect flowers.
Divided into many narrow parts or segments.
A fleshy fruit, surrounding a single seed, such as a peach or cherry.
Shaped like a narrow oval with symmetrical ends.
A narrow oval in shape, being roundest in the middle and tapered at the ends.
Shaped like a sword with the tip at the top of the leaf and the broader end at the base of the leaf.
Having no toothed, notched or divided leaves; a continous leaf margin.
Growing or standing vertically.
Capable of bearing seeds or pollen.
Filaments that are threadlike.
A dry, dehiscent fruit, made up of one carpel, and opening along one side, such as a milkweed pod.
A ripened ovary. Also refers to any attached structures that ripen with the ovary.
Funnel-shaped, slowly widening from base to apex.
The reduced and small portion in the life cycle of vascular plants, the gamete producing time of the plant reproductive cycle.
A structure that secretes an oily or sticky substance.
A seedlike structure,a caryopsis.
Like a grass.
An outer covering found on some fruits.
At maturity, a failure to open along definite lines or pores.
Inflorescence of Panicles
Clusters of flowers that mature from the base of the plant upwards.
Can be said of a flower when all parts are not the same size or arrangement on the receptacle.
A longitudinal ridge, such as the keel of a boat, the united, lower petals of a papillonaeous flower.
Shaped like a lance or tear drop. The leaf is much longer than it is wide with the narrowest point towards the top and the widest point located below the middle.
To the side, like leaves or flowers that grow on only one side of a plant.
A leaf that is divided into smaller leaves (but is still one leaf) in which the leaflets are opposite of each other.
An appendage that arises from the inside surface of the leaf sheath in grasses and some sedges.
Long and narrow with almost parallel sides.
Bearing lobes, which are the rounded divisions as on a leaf, that are cut less than half way to the base or center of the leaf.
Place on the stem where a leaf or branch originates.
One of the parts of the mature ovary of certain members of the Borginaceae, Verbenaceae, and Labiatae; a small nut.
Shaped like a tear drop or a lance with the attachment at the narrow end of the leaf.
The leaf is two to four times longer than it is wide with nearly parallel sides.
Shaped like an egg with the attachment of the leaf to the plant at the narrow end.
Pinnately compound with a terminal leaflet.
Leaves that are borne across from one another at the same node.
The portion of a pistil that contains ovules.
Shaped like an egg and attached to the plant at the broad end of the leaf.
A leaf that is lobed or divided but not completely.
e A branced inflorescence, having racemes and maturing from the bottom upwards.
A plant that lives for three or more years.
A single segment or member of the corolla, and is usually colored or white.
Has a petiole or a leaf stalk.
A compound leaf in which the leaflets are arranged on opposite sides.
The leaf is lobed half of the distance or more to the midrib of the leaf, but does not reach the midrib.
Any dry fruit, such as a legume or follicle, that is dehiscent.
An outgrowth of epidermis or bark that is usually sharp and pointed.
Bearing short, soft hairs.
Shaped like a square with four angles.
An elongated, unbranced inflorescence with pedicellate flowers that grow from the bottom up.
An underground stem that is horizontal in appearance, also known as rootstock.
Leaves or other organs that are clustered at the base of the plant.
A winged fruit, dry and indehiscent
Having dry, thin, flaky skin.
A fruit that will split into many one-seeded segments upon maturity. The fruit is dry and indehiscent.
A segment of a calyx.
Segments of a calyx.
Having teeth like a saw; sharp teeth pointing forward along the margin.
The leaf is attached directly without a supporting stalk or stem.
A dry fruit of the Cruciferae, usually twice as long as it is wide; also has two valves that separate the placenta and septum.
Not divided, single, or unbranched.
Single, not in a cluster or group.
Shaped like a spatula, the top of the blade rounded and gradually narrows as it nears the base.
An ultimate flower cluster of sedges and grasses, which is made up of 1-many flowers with two bracts or glumes, a small spike.
Like a spike.
A sharp pointed structure coming from below the epidermis that can represent a modified leaf or stipule.
A dominant and conspicuous plant in vascular plants, the spore-producing part of the plant reproductive cycle.
Growing horizontally on the ground.
Not fertile, such as a stamen not bearing pollen or a flower not bearing seed.
A hard endocarp, woody in appearance that encloses the seed of a drupe.
Found at the end or apex.
Divided into threes, like a leaf which is divided into three leaflets.
Having three leaves or or leaflets.
Having the form of a tube or cylinder.
Resembling the struts of an umbrella; a convex inflorescence where the pedicles arising from a common point.
A flower with either male or female reproductive parts, not both. Also used to describe a plant with either male or female flowers.
A circular arrangement of common parts around a point or node, also known as a verticil.
A flat, thin margin that borders a structure.