Nouns denoting plants

Coprinus atramentarius
having a cap that melts into an inky fluid after spores have matured
 
family Geoglossaceae
a family of fungi belonging to the order Helotiales
 
spice tree
tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
 
Prunus angustifolia
small native American shrubby tree bearing small edible yellow to reddish fruit
 
prop root
a root that grows from and supports the stem above the ground in plants such as mangroves
 
perfoliate leaf
a leaf with the base united around--and apparently pierced by--the stem
 
laelia
any of various spectacular plants of the genus Laelia having showy flowers in many colors
 
poison pea
any of various Australian evergreen shrubs of the genus Gastrolobium having whorled compound leaves poisonous to livestock and showy yellow to deep reddish-orange flowers followed by two-seeded pods
 
genus Dicranopteris
terrestrial ferns of forest margin or open ground; pantropical
 
rattan cane
the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes
 
Virginia spring beauty
small cormous perennial grown for its low rosette of succulent foliage and racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; eastern North America
 
Tripleurospermum oreades tchihatchewii
mat-forming perennial herb of Asia Minor; sometimes included in genus Matricaria
 
Onoclea sensibilis
beautiful spreading fern of eastern North America and eastern Asia naturalized in western Europe; pinnately divided fronds show a slight tendency to fold when touched; pinnules enclose groups of sori in beadlike lobes
 
genus Boykinia
genus of perennial rhizomatous herbs with flowers in panicles; North America; Japan
 
genus Morchella
genus of edible fungi: morel
 
anatropous ovule
a completely inverted ovule turned back 180 degrees on its stalk
 
microspore
smaller of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in the pollen sac into a male gametophyte
 
Magnolia virginiana
shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States
 
Agave sisalana
Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope
 
Monstera deliciosa
tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
 
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