- L -
Labiate. Provided with a lip-like
Lancinate. Cut into narrow lobes or
Lanceolate. Considerably longer than
broad, tapering upward from the middle or below ; lance-shaped.
Latex. The milky sap of certain
Leaflet. One of the divisionsof a
Legume. A simple dry fruit dehiscent
along both sutures.
Ligulate. Provided with or resembling
Ligule. A strap-shaped organ, as the
rays in Compositae.
Limb. The expanded part of a
petal, sepal, or gamopetalous corolla.
Linear. Elongated and narrow with
sides nearly parallel.
Lineolate. With fine or obscure lines.
Lobed. Divided to about the middle.
Loment. A jointed legume, usually
constricted between the seeds.
Loculicidal. Applied to capsules which
split longitudinally into their cavities.
Lodicules. Minute hyaline scales
subtending teh flower in grasses.
Lyrate. Pinnatifid, with the
terminal lobe or segment considerably larger than the others.
B | C
D | E
F | G
H | I
J | K
L | M
N | O
P | Q
R | S
T | U
V | W
X | Y
Volume 1, page xix: Nathanie1 L.
Britton amd Addison Lord Brown, An
Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States,Canada, and the
British Possessions from Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern
Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d
Scribner's Sons, 1913
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