Outer part of the flower usually green and consists of the sepals; Plural calyces; (See also Corolla).
A meristematic layer of cells responsible for the growth of the bark and the wood.
Dry dehiscent fruit that has more than one carpel or ovule.
The female reproductive organ that consists of the stigma, style, and ovary.
A unisexual spike flower that is a long unbranched petal-free male or female flower with bracts between the flowers and that uses wind to spread the pollen; hangs down and can be ornamental.
Fringe of fine hairs; can be found on leaves, stems, buds, flowers, etc.
Situated side-by-side; often in reference to multiple buds at a node.
Shaped like a column; much longer than wide and having a defined central leader.
Divisions where there are two or more similar characteristics.
Woody cluster of seeds on a scale attached to a center axis; see also Strobile.
Cone-shaped being taller than wide and attached at the wide end.
The fusion of plant organs; such as sexual organs, leaves, petals, etc.
Fusion of the bases of a pair of opposite leaves that attach directly to the stem (no petiole).
Twisted or bent in many directions; can appear on any part of plant.
Heart-shaped; can be overall leaf shape, or leaf base with the notched section connecting to the petiole.
Thick leathery texture of a leaf that is pliable.
The collective name for all of the petals of a flower; portions of the petals can be fused into a corolla tube (See also Calyx).
A flat-topped or round-topped indeterminate inflorescence with the lower pedicels growing to the same height as the upper and flowering first from the outside towards the center (See also Cyme and Umbel).
Rounded teeth along margin.
Narrow wedge-shaped leaf base tapering to a point at the petiole.
Tipped with a short, abrupt point on a leaf apex narrowing to tip.
Flat-topped or round-topped determinate inflorescence; paniculate; terminal flower blooms first (See also Corymb and Umbel).