flower bud


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flower bud

n.
A bud that will develop into a flower.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flower bud - a bud from which only a flower or flowers developflower bud - a bud from which only a flower or flowers develop
aestivation, estivation - (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
clove - aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
bud - a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
References in classic literature ?
It grieved him to think that his little Alice, who was a flower bud fresh from paradise, must open her leaves to the rough breezes of the world, or ever open them in any clime.
So try and leave it alone until it flowers and maybe help it along with some high potash fertiliser which will help with flower bud formation.
This study investigated the SD photoperiod effects on plant morphological traits, physiological parameters, flower bud differentiation characterization and yield formation.
Introducing Flower bud products into your marketing campaign is smart.
The strange appearance of sweet cherry flower bud was distinguished during early white bud stage.
Some research has addressed gland density, though not gland distribution, on flower and flower bud parts (Wilson and Shaver, 1973).
While Santamour worked out a method for gathering pollen from one of the most potent tulip poplars on the Arboretum grounds, Norton watched the flower bud development of the Mount Vernon tree.
A When the stem grows, it will have lots of buds at the top around one big flower bud.
3 : to remove or cut off by or as if by pinching <Nip off the flower bud with your fingers.
The apple generates enough ethylene to stimulate flower bud production.