Nouns denoting plants

universal veil
membrane initially completely investing the young sporophore of various mushrooms that is ruptured by growth; represented in the mature mushroom by a volva around lower part of stem and scales on upper surface of the cap
 
Orbignya phalerata
tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
 
Artocarpus heterophyllus
East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
 
New Zealand cotton
a fiber from the bast of New Zealand ribbon trees that resembles cotton fiber
 
genus Phillyrea
small genus of evergreen shrubs of the Mediterranean region
 
genus Andropogon
tall annual or perennial grasses with spikelike racemes; warm regions
 
sponge gourd
any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge
 
chestnut tree
any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
 
Cucumis melo inodorus
any of a variety of muskmelon vines having fruit with a smooth white rind and white or greenish flesh that does not have a musky smell
 
conidiophore
a specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia
 
Dalbergia retusa
a valuable timber tree of tropical South America
 
water starwort
any of several aquatic plants having a star-shaped rosette of floating leaves; America, Europe and Asia
 
creeper
any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping
 
family Amaranthaceae
cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
 
fir
nonresinous wood of a fir tree
 
Egyptian cotton
fine somewhat brownish long-staple cotton grown in Egypt; believed to be derived from sea island cotton or by hybridization with Peruvian cotton
 
family Hypocreaceae
family of fungi having brightly colored fleshy or membranous ascocarps; sometimes placed in its own order Hypocreales
 
apomict
a plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis
 
angiospermous yellowwood
any of various angiospermous trees having yellow wood
 
Brunfelsia americana
West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers
 
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