Glossary of Botanical Terms



 
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Tendril.  A slender coiling organ.
Terete.  Circular in cross-section.
Ternate.  Divided into three segments, or arranged in threes.
Tetradynamous.  With four long stamens and two shorter ones.
Thallus.  A usually flat vegetative ogan without differentiation into stem and leaves.
Thrysoid.  Like a thrysus.
Thrysus.  A compactg panicle.
Tomentose.  Covered with tomentum.
Tomentulose.  Diminutive of tomentose.
Tomentum.  Dense matted wool-like hairs.
Torsion.  Twisting of an organ.
Tortuous.  Twisted or bent.
Tracheae.  The canals or ducts in woody tissue.
Tracheids.  Wood-cells.
Triandrous.  With three stamens.
Tricarpous.  Composed of three carpels.
Trimorphous.  Flowers with stamens of three different lengths or kinds ; in three forms.
Triquetrous.
  Three-sided, the sides channeled.
Truncate.  Terminated by a nearly straight edge or surface.
Tuber.  A thick short underground branch or part of a branch.
Tubercle.  The persistent base of the style in some Cyperaceae ; a small tuber.
Tuberculate.  With rounded projections.
Turbinate
.  Top-shaped.

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Volume 1, page xx - xxi: 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 Meridian, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913

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