Horticulture/Glossary


This is a glossary of botanical and horticultural terms used in Horticulture.

AcheneEdit
BulbEdit

A bulb is an underground plant organ used for storing food by certain monocots. While often called a root, bulbs are actually made up of modified leaves.

CormEdit
CultivationEdit
FanEdit
FrondEdit
MulchEdit
PappusEdit
PeduncleEdit
PetioleEdit
RhizomeEdit

Under ground modified stem (eg) Ginger and Turmeric

RootEdit
StipuleEdit
StolonEdit

A Stolon is a modified stem which grows either beneath the soil or along the soil surface usually to root at the nodes.

Last modified on 6 January 2010, at 12:06