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Horticulture/Glossary

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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.