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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.
Referring to leaves or petals which are heart-shaped at the tip and tapering to a wedge-shaped base.
Several times longer than wide, but widest above the middle, long-tapering at the base.
Slanting, or unequal-sided.
Several times longer than wide with nearly or quite parallel sides.
Twice as long as broad with both ends rounded.
Having the form of an egg, but with the broad end at the tip.
Rudimentary; not evident.
Blunt or rounded.
In the Polygonaceae, refers to the tubular sheathing stipules along the stem.
In the Polygonaceae, a secondary ocrea, usually referring to those of the inflorescence.
A shoot; a short runner bending up at the end to form a new plant.
Having an olive-green color.
Dull; neither shining nor translucent.
Arranged in pairs along an axis, not alternate.
Circular in outline.
A group of genera all of which agree in some striking particular.
A long, lithe stem.
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Tapering to each end.
That portion of the pistil which contains the ovules.
A solid with an ovate outline.
The seed of a plant before it is fertilised.
The body which, after fertilization, becomes the seed.
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