- F -
Farinaceous. Starchy, or containing
Fascicle. A dense cluster.
Fascicled. Borne in dense clusters.
Fastigiate. Stems or branches which are
nearly erect and close together.
Fenestrate. with window-like markings.
Fertile. Bearing spores, or bearing
Fertilization. The mingling of the contents
of a male and female cell.
Ferruginous. Color of iron-rust.
Fibrillose. With fibres or fibre-like
stalk of an anther ; the two forming the stamen.
Filamentous. Composed of tghread-like
structures ; thread-like.
Fimbriate. With fringed edges.
Fimbrillate. Minutely fringed.
Fistular. Hollow and cylindric.
Flabellate. Fan-shaped, or arranged like
the sticks of a fan.
Flaccid. Lax ; weak.
Flexous. Alternately bent in
Floccose. With loose tufts of
Foliaceous. Similar to leaves.
Foliolate. With separate leaflets.
Follicle. A simple fruit dehiscent
along one suture.
Follicular. Similar to a follicle.
Foveolate. More or less pitted.
Free. Separate from other organs ;
Frond. The leaves of ferns.
Frutescent. Fruticose. More
or less shrub-like.
Fugacious. Falling soon after
Fugitive. Plants not native, but
occuring here and there, without direct evidence of becoming
Funiculus. The stalk of an ovule or
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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