Flower Info Listing From Panicle To Style



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Botanical name English name Description
P
Panicle Tuft
F_panicle This Refers To the
Flower type
The individual flowers of this inflorenscence arise from a stalk, which in turn arises from the axis Each flower has a stalk. It is a branched cluster of flowers in which the branches are racemes.

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Pedicel Foot-stalk
F_pedicel This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
This is the short stalk of a flower below the calyx.

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Peduncle Small Foot
F_peduncle This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The stalk of an inflorescence or the stalk of a solitary flower in a inflorescence with one flower.

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Perianth Whorl of leaves
F_perianth This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The outer ring of floral leaves of a flower, when not clearly divided into calyx and corolla; collectively the calyx and the corolla.

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Petal Leaf
F_petal This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The petal is a Tepal and the petals are the inner modified leaves of a single flower. These form the perianth or corolla. These modified leaves are usually brightly coloured and can be joined together to form a corolla tube. The flower parts in monocotyledons are multiples of three while in dicotyledons are multiples of four or five.

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Pistil Pestle
F_pistil This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The stigma, style, ova and ovary together make up the Pistil.

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Pollen Flour
F_pollen This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
Pollen is the flour produced from the anthers of the flower. This flour consists of grains which contain the male reproductive DNA and is carried or to the stigma of the flower. On the stigma the pollen grain germinates and travels down to the ovary via the style. In monocotyledons, pollen has one furrow or pore while in dicotyledons they have three.

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Pollen Sac Pollen Sac
F_pollen_sac This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The onopened anther of a flower in which the pollen or male microspores are developed before being shed by the anther.

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R
Raceme Bunch
F_raceme This Refers To the
Flower type
The individual flowers of this inflorenscence arise from the axis with stalks. The inflorenscence is acropetal, this means that the youngest flowers are at the apex of the axis. The flowers of the hyacinth is a racemose

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Rhipidium Fan
F_rhipidium This Refers To the
Flower type
A fan shaped cymose inflorescence. This inflorenscence has flowers arising from the axis like a raceme, but with the lower flowers having elongated stalks. The whole inflorenscence therefore appears flat like a fan.

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S
Scorpoid Curl
F_scorpoid This Refers To the
Flower shape
A monochasial, cymose inflorescence with branches alternating from one side of the vertical axis to the other normally curved to one side like a scorpion's tail.. Also called Cincinnus.

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Sepal Separate
F_sepal This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The sepal is a Tepal and the sepals are the outer row of modified leaves of a single flower which are usually green and leaf-like. The sepals form the calyx or outer perianth of the flower. They are often coloured and difficult to distinguish from the petals. When the flower is in bud, the sepals enclose and protect the more delicate floral parts.

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Sheath Shell or Pod
F_sheath This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
A protective covering of a flower bud or growing point.

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Single Flower Single
F_single_flower This Refers To the
Type of flowers
Flowers where only the outside florets have large petals or flowers with its normal compliment of petals for its class.

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Spadix Palm branch
F_spadix This Refers To the
Flower type
A fleshy clublike spike bearing minute flowers, usually enclosed within a sheathlike spathe, characteristic of aroid plants, such as the calla.

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Spathe Broad Blade
F_spathe This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
A leaf-like or petaloid bract that encloses or subtends a flower cluster or spadix, as in the Calla or as here, although more open, in the Anthurium.

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Spike Spike
F_spike This Refers To the
Flower type
This flower type is a stalkless or almost stalkless flowers borne on a stem. The individual flowers of this inflorenscence arise from the axis without stalks(sessile).

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Stamen Stamen
F_stamen This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower, usually consisting of a filament and an anther. The male reproductive organ of a flower

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Stigma Mark
F_stigma This Refers To the
Parts of a flower
The portion of the pistil which recieves the pollen.

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Style Pillar
F_style This Refers To the
Flower type
Style is the part of the pistil which connects the stigma and the ovary.

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