plant structure


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Noun1.plant structure - any part of a plant or fungusplant structure - any part of a plant or fungus  
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
natural object - an object occurring naturally; not made by man
stub - a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
button - any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
thallus - a plant body without true stems or roots or leaves or vascular system; characteristic of the thallophytes
pileus, cap - a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
calyptra - the hood or cap covering the calyx of certain plants: e.g., the California poppy
volva - cuplike structure around the base of the stalk of certain fungi
domatium - a part of a plant (e.g., a leaf) that has been modified to provide protection for insects or mites or fungi
pycnidium - flask-shaped asexual structure containing conidia
stipule - a small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalk; usually occurring in pairs and soon shed
tepal - an undifferentiated part of a perianth that cannot be distinguished as a sepal or a petal (as in lilies and tulips)
gynostegium - the crown of the stamen in plants of the genus Asclepias
chalaza - basal part of a plant ovule opposite the micropyle; where integument and nucellus are joined
nucellus - central part of a plant ovule; contains the embryo sac
germ tube - (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a spore in germination
pollen tube - (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a pollen grain when deposited on the stigma for a flower; it penetrates the style and conveys the male gametes to the ovule
mentum - a projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchids
corona - (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower
lip - (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx
mycelium - the vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
aril - fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed
duct - a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls
velum, veil - a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
annulus, skirt - (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
plant tissue - the tissue of a plant
tendril - slender stem-like structure by which some twining plants attach themselves to an object for support
stump, tree stump - the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
prophyll - a plant structure resembling a leaf
stock - a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
receptacle - enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
kernel, meat - the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone; "black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell"
lobe - (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided
ligule - (botany) any appendage to a plant that is shaped like a strap
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