Glossary

Glossary

Glossary

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There are currently 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
Wedge-shaped
Narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering towards the base. Cuneate

Whiplash
Hair with a rounded basal section elongated into a long whip-like shape

Whorl, whorled
An arrangement of three or more (verticil) leaves, sepals, petals, stamens, or carpels that radiate from a single point and surround or wrap around the stem or stalk. In a typical flower, the four main parts or whorls are known as the calyx, corolla, androecium and gynoecium

Wing
In Begonia, a flat protrusion with a pointed or rounded tip that may number three or four, each found behind a pistillate, or female flower’s ovary


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