Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Glossary

Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Glossary

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- n. (L. umbella, dim. of umbra shadel) an arrangement of flowers springing from a common center and forming a flat or rounded cluster.
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- a., bearing umbels; consisting of umbels; forming an umbel or umbels.
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- a. (L. unus, one; sexus, sex) of one or other sex, staminate or pistillate only, but not both.
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- a. (L. urceolus, a pitcher) shaped like a pitcher or urn.
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- n. (L. utriculus, a little bag or bottle) an air bladder of aquatic plants; membranous indehiscent 1-celled fruit.