Monthly Archives: March, 2020

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Napiform

(Of roots) shaped like a turnip, i.e. broadly ovoid and tapering to a point.

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Nanophyll

Leaf size class proposed by Raunkiaer (1934): between 25 and 225 mm2.

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Naked pollinia

(Of orchids) pollinia which lack caudicles and other elements of the pollinarium, as in Dendrobieae…

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Naked

Without other organs (leaves, scales, hairs, indusium or perianth). (Of rhizome) without scales; (Of flower)…

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Haploid generation, as opposed to 2n, the diploid generation.

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Myxogenic

Referring to hairs that swell on contact with water, producing a slime- or jelly-like excretion.…

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Myrmecophyte

Any plant associated with ants often with specialised structures to feed or house them.

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Myrmecophilous

(Of plants) with an affinity for ants, sometimes with specialised structures thought to harbour or…

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