Glossary

Glossary

Glossary

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There are currently 15 names in this directory beginning with the letter E.
Eccentric
One sided, placed out of center

Eciliate
Without cilia or fine hair

Eglandular
Without glands, destitute of glands

Elatior
See hiemalis

Ellipsoid
A three-dimensional shape that is elliptical in all sections on the long axis

Elliptic
Shaped like a flattened circle or narrow oval, symmetrical both on the long and the short axis, and tapering equally to the tip and the base; oval

Elliptical
See elliptic

Erect
Regarding plant habit, growing upright, vertical

Evanescent
Vanishing quickly disappearing or fading; lasting a short time

Even
The surface of the leaf is flat or has no roughness, elevations or depressions. Example: B. dichroa

Ex situ
Outside, off-site, or away from the natural position. As applied to biological species, this would be species grown or kept in a laboratory, a collection, an aquarium, a zoo, or a botanical garden, or seed or germplasm stored in a bank

Exalate
Without wings

Excrescence
An abnormal outgrowth or enlargement

Expressed
Prominent or clearly exhibited

Exserted; exsert
Thrust forth or protruding from, or extending beyond surrounding organs


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