- M -
Macrosporange. Sporange containing
Macrospore. The larger of two kinds of
spores borne by a plant, usually giving rise to a female prothallium.
Marcescent. Withering but remaining
Medullary. Pertaining to the pith or medulla.
Orifice of the ovule, and corresponding point on the seed.
Microsporange. Sporange containing
Microspore. The smaller of two kinds of
spore borne by a plant, usually giving rise to a male prothallium ;
(Midrib). The central vein or rib of
a leaf or other organ.
Monadelphous. Stamens united by their
Moniform. Like a string of beads.
Monoecious. Bearing stamens and pistils
on the same plant, but in different flowers.
Monstrous. Unusual or deformed.
Mucronate. With a short sharp abrupt
Mucronulate. Diminutive of mucronate.
Muriacate. Roughened with short hard
Muticous. Pointless, or blunt.
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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