Growing in dense tufts
Circular, warty, stalked thickenings commonly found on the lip (labellum) of the orchid (plural of callus).
Stalked thickening on the lip (labellum) of an orchid.
The group of sepals, or outer floral leaves, of a flower
With longitudinal channels or grooves.
The uppermost cover formed by the branches and leaves of trees or the spread of bushes,shrubs and ground covers.
Stage where canopies of shrub and tree species meet.
Selectively removing vegetation to create gaps to facilitate natural invasion of native plants, or to plant later successional plants.
Plural of capitulum: A dense head-like inflorescence of many flowers as occurs in most Asteraceae (daisies)
A dense head-like inflorescence of many flowers as occurs in most Asteraceae (daisies)
A dry fruit formed from two or more fused carpels that splits open when ripe.
Carbon locked away, or sequestered e.g. by trees
One unit of the female part of a flower that consists of a basal seed-bearing ovary joined to a receptive stigma by a stalk-like style.
Tail-like appendage. (pl. caudae; adj. caudate)
The axis of a woody plant, esp. a palm or tree fern, comprising the stem and root.
Belonging to the stem, as in cauline leaves emerging from the stem.
Having a papery texture.
The green pigment of plants.
Lacking chlorophyll, therefore yellowish, suffering from chlorosis.
Short small hair–like structures on a cell or microorganism
With small hairs (cilia).
Diminutive of ciliate, i.e., having very small hairs
Flattened stem with the function of a leaf
Usually flattened, photosynthetically active branches, these may be leaf–like (e.g., Phyllocladus) or branch–like (e.g., Carmichaelia)
Club-shaped, gradually widening towards apex.
Having indentations that extend about halfway to the center, as in certain leaves.
Flowers that self-fertilise without opening.
Sticking together of like parts.
Stamen and stigmas fused to form a single organ.
Shaped like a column
many small flowers tightly packed together e.g., daisy flowers.
Of the same colour.
Fusion of like parts.
Individuals of the same species.
Heart-shaped with the notch at the base.
Leather–like; thick, tough, and somewhat rigid.
The whorl of petals of a flower.
Modified raceme where stalks of lower flowers are elongated to same level as the upper flowers.
A species or other taxonomic group that is distributed widely throughout the world.
With rounded teeth (bluntly toothed) along the margin.
Margin tightly wavy or crinkled, curled or wavy.
The growing point of an upright rhizome or trunk. This usually produces a tuft or ring of fronds.
The two small projections at the mouth of a utricle in Carex
The erect stem of a grass.
Stems and/or leaves taken from plants for propagation
A cup-like structure that surrounds the inflorescence in Euphorbia
Inflorescence at the terminus of a branch and where new flowering branches emerge laterally below the flower.
Populations (or infraspecific taxa) that differ in chromosome number or chromosome morphology, e.g., Nematoceras trilobum agg. has two cytoraces, a diploid and a tetraploid (in which the chromosomes are doubled).
Populations (or infraspecific taxa) that differ in chromosome number or chromosome morphology, e.g., Nematoceras trilobum agg. has two cytotypes, a diploid and a tetraploid (in which the chromosomes are doubled).