plant part

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Noun1.plant part - any part of a plant or fungusplant part - 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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The leaves were the most commonly used plant part given as oral decoctions.
And a further phenomenon can also be ascertained: 'We were able to observe that the aphid species that developed best on the stem close to the bud and the other species that proliferated best on the old leaves each specifically increased the quality of the plant sap of the corresponding plant part,' says Ruth Jakobs, a research assistant at the Faculty of Biology.
Uses in Philippine traditional medicine: the plant part commonly used is the leaf, although the root is sometimes used.
The concentrations of eight heavy metals (Hg, As, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, Zn and Cd, As is a metalloid) in each wheat plant part were evaluated, and the accumulation and relationship of these heavy metals (HMs) were analyzed.
Plant parts were washed and dried and grind by using electric grinder.100 g of each plant part was soaked in methanol.
We assumed that the function of the plant part in the architectural configuration (how materials were arranged to construct the nest) of the nest was the most important aspect of use to consider rather than the number of parts used (e.g., three small leaves may be equivalent to one large leaf).
Walkway assistant warden Bruce Ferguson is pictured helping the children to plant part of their prize, an oak tree in the school grounds.
The juice was either taken from squeezed or crushed plant part, or the plant part was soaked in water for a time period followed by oral administration of the strained water, or the plant part was boiled in water followed by oral administration of the water.
Illustrated flow charts in the first section organized by plant part on which symptoms appear lead to easy solutions--you don't even need to know the plant name to use this, which places it far above competing plant handbooks and makes it perfect for the general-interest home and garden lending library.
For treatment of multiple ailments the same plant part or different parts of the same plant may be used.
By examination of the naming systems employed in this and other traditional compendia, at least three categories of nomenclature can be identified: (1) one-to-one (one plant part from one species corresponds to one TCM herb), (2) multiple-to-one (multiple plant parts from the same species serve as different TCM herbs) and (3) one-to-multiple (one TCM herb refers to multiple plant species).