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Leaf Arrangement
Venation
Leaf Shape
Leaf Margin
Leaf Apex
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Alphabetical w/ Definitions

  1. Malodorous
    Bad smelling.

  2. Meristem
    A group of cells responsible for rapid cell growth and differentiation in specialized tissues.

  3. Midvein
    The primary vein found in many leaves; Often it runs down the center of leaves.

  4. Monoecious
    Both male and female flowers found separate on the same plant; flowers imperfect, both staminate and pistillate flowers borne on the same plant (See also Dioecious).

  5. Mucronate
    Leaf apex tipped with short abrupt point on midvein.

  6. Multiple Fruit
    A fruit formed from several flowers.

Tutorial Terms

Leaf Apex

Leaf Arrangement

Leaf Base

Leaf Margin

Leaf Shape

Venation

 

2005 Gary J. Kling, Laura L. Hayden, and Joshua J. Potts University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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