Glossary of terms - E
Having a shallow notch at the tip, as in some petals and leaves.
Native only to a particular geographic or cultural designation (country, state, county, island, region, etc.).
Leaf: Not divided; Margin: having a smooth margin, not lobed or toothed (though it may be wavy or scalloped).
When a seed plant has an insect pollinator.
the outermost layers of cells
The ovary lies below the attachment of other floral parts - a flower with this arrangement is described as epigynous.
A plant which grows upon another plant. Unlike a parasite, it merely uses the host plant for structural support, or as a way to get off the ground and into the canopy environment.
The adjectival component in a binomial nomenclature; final word or combination of words in a name of more than one word (other than a term denoting rank) that denominates an individual taxon. E.g. species.
The study of the origin of words and the historical development of their meaning.
The amount of water that transpires through plant leaves combined with the amount that evaporates from soil.
Having an even number of leaflets in a compound leaf. Same as paripinnate.
Not deciduous, having leaves all the year round.
Not native; introduced from another region or country.
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