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Horticulture Chapter 5 Vocabulary
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type of plant made primarily of cells with thick cell walls that support the plant body; includes trees, shrubs, and vines
type of plant that has smooth and nonwoody stems; includes dandelions, zinnias, petunias, and sunflowers
A flowering plant that completes its entire life cycle in a single year or growing season.
Angiosperms that complete their life cycle in two years
flowering plants that live for more than two years
Trees, such as oaks and maples, and other plants that survive during dry seasons or cold seasons by shedding their leaves.
Plants that keep some of their leaves or needles throughout the year.
angiosperms that have only one seed leaf
Flowering plant whose embryos have 2 cotyledons.
"Naked seeds", such as pine cones and other conifers.
A flowering plant which forms seeds inside a protective chamber called an ovary.
Embryonic plant tissue in the tips of roots and in the buds of shoots that supplies cells for the plant to grow in length.
the natural physical decline brought about by aging
The process by which water evaporates from the leaves of plants in terrestrial ecosystems
A layer of cells in a plant that produces new phloem and xylem cells.
vascular tissue that carries water upward from the roots to every part of a plant
Living vascular tissue that carries sugar and organic substances throughout a plant
the essential or central part
tiny hair-like extensions that increase the surface area of the root allowing it to absorbs more water and nurtients
Leaflike parts that cover and protect the flower bud
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
The pollen-producing male reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of an anther and filament.
Female part of the flower (reproductive)
The transfer of pollen from male reproductive structures to female reproductive structures in plants
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to form a new cell
Early growth stage of a plant embryo
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