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Means "luxuriant - fruitful" in Latin.
Means "of swamps or marshes" in Latin.
This is electromagnetic radiation that has wavelengths between the visible and X-ray regions of the spectrum. It has generally harmful effects on plant and animal life (leading to skin cancers in humans). The ozone layer is an important part of the Earth's defence against potentially harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Damage to the ozone layer due to the release of certain pollutant gases such as methyl-bromides and chlorofluorocarbons, results in increasing ultraviolet radiation.
A flower cluster with stalks arising from the same point (like an umbrella).
Having flowers in umbels.
Means "umbrella-like clusters" in Latin.
A member of the carrot family with flowers in umbels.
Refers to a leaf or flower that is shaped like an umbrella.
Means "shade loving" in Latin.
Refers to a plant organ which is "hook-shaped".
Means "hooked" in Latin.
Generally refers to a mix of plants which may grow below a canopy of trees or large shrubs.
Refers to the planting of spring bulbs, shrubs etc beneath a canopy of trees or other plants.
A woody perennial, rarely as tall as 1 metre high, and often more or less prostrate.
Refers to the layer of plant growth beneath a tree canopy.
This describes the division of cells in a tissue where no clear distinction into tissue types results. An example being a burr which is a woody outgrowth on the stems of certain trees resulting in swirls of woody tissues, which are prized by woodcarvers for their decorative effects.
Wavy in a plane at right angles to the surface.
Means "wavy - hooked" in Latin.
A simple term for a graft union.
Having only one sexual type, usually with reference to flowers.
Means "of towns" in Latin.
Means "urn-shaped" in Latin.
The spore-bearing part of a capsule in the mosses.
Means "of common use" in Latin.
Means "useful" in Latin.
Means "bladdery" in Latin.
Means "having swarming bees" in Latin.