Chapter 1 Review Definitions
The flowering seed plants.
(Irregular)-Similar halves can be produced only if the flower is cut lengthwise.
(Regular Flower)-If cut across the middle in any direction, both halves will be exactly alike
|Biology||The study of living things.|
The leaves of all plants; the green portion.
The study of plants
Any grass that produces grain for food.
|Denitrifying Bacteria||They convert unused nitrates back into nitrogen to complete the nitrogen cycle.|
A plant whose seeds have two seed leaves (cotyledons); exhibits palmate venation in leaves, flower parts in groups of four or five, and a stem structure with vascular bundles arranged in a circle.
A plant whose seeds have only one seed leaf (monocotyledon); exhibits parallel venation of leaves, flower parts in groups of three, and a stem structure with scattered vascular bundles.
Grasses that are used for livestock grazing.
Grasses that are used as coverings for lawns, athletic fields, and golf courses, and playgrounds.
Grasses and grasslike plants; botanist refer to them by this name.
Regions where particular organisms normally live.
The wood from a broad-leaved tree rather than from conifers.
Non-woody plants. To a botanist, an herb is any plant whose stem remains relatively soft.
All members of the pea family can technically be referred to as this.
The edge of a leaf's blade.
Many types of plants that have a large vein running down the center of the blade.
|Nitrogen-fixing Bacteria||Nitrogen that has been combined into special compounds of nitrogen and oxygen.|
An individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.
The stalk that joins a leaf to a stem; leafstalk.
The liquid in the roots, stems, and leaves of plants.
Any member of a certain family of grasslike plants, including bulrushes and papyri.
The leaf base that envelops the stem of a grass plant
A runner or creeping stem of a plant.
Plant reproduction without seeds.
Any plant with a long, thin stem that grows along the ground or has tendrils that twine around a wall or other support.
Plants that live several years and develop a large amount of wood. (Think trees and shrubs.)
The study of animals.
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- "Radial Symmetry" image
- "Blade" image
- "Botany" image
- "Cereals" image
- "Deciduous" image
- "Dicotyledon" image
- "Monocotyledon" image
- "Forage Grasses" image
- "Turf Grasses" image
- "Graminoid" image
- "Habitat" image
- "Hardwood" image
- "Herbaceous Plant" image
- "Legume" image
- "Margin" image
- "Midrib" image
- "Organism" image
- "Petiole" image
- "Sap" image
- "Sedge" image
- "Sheath" image
- "Stolon" image
- "Vegetative Reproduction" image
- "Vine" image
- "Woody Plants" image
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