- E -
Ellipsoid. A solid body, elliptic in
Elliptic. With the outline of an
ellipse ; oval.
Emarginate. Notched at the apex.
Embryo. A rudimentary plant in the
Embryo-sac. The macrospore of the
flowering plants, contained in the ovule.
The inner layer of the pericarp.
Endogenous. Forming new tissue within.
Endosperm. The substance surrounding
the embryo of a seed ; albumin.
Ensiform. Shaped like a broad sword.
Entire. Without divisions, lobes, or
Ephemeral. Continuing only for a day or
Epigynous. Adnate to or borne on the
upper part of the ovary.
Epiphytic. Growing on other plants, but
Equitant. Folded around each other ;
Erose. Irregularly margined, as if
Evanescent. Early disappearing.
Evergreen. Bearing green leaves
throughout the year.
Excurrent. With a tip projecting beyond
the main part of the organ.
Exfoliating. Peeling off in layers.
Exocarp. The outer layer of the
Exogenous. Forming new tissue outside
Exserted. Prolong past surrounding
Exstipulate. Without stipules.
Extrorse. Facing outward.
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 xviii: 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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