Glossary beginning with U

Description of botanical terms
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U

Underground perennating or storage organ

This character applies to geophytes which survive the most difficult season below ground-level and produce new vegetative growth when conditions are favourable.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith