Structures/Terminology

Bio430

 
 

The bullets at the left lead to pages with photographs for many of the common terms used in basic plant phytography / descriptive morphology.  Reproductive features are separated in three classes, while general characters for roots, stems, and leaves are lumped under “vegetative terminology.”  Terminology is a hurdle in plant identification, but learning the basic terms will repay you again and again by increasing your abilities and speed in using identification keys.

 

Vocabulary