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Category: Botanical Glossary | Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 2:31 pm

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Valves: The portion of the pod that upon reaching maturity and proper turgor acts as a coil spring and launches the enclosed seeds .

Variegated: having various colors or color patterns. Usually refers to plant foliage that is streaked, edged, blotched, or mottled with a contrasting color, often green with yellow, cream, or white. Submitted by Kay

Variety: A botanical ranking below species

Vascular Tissue: The plant tissue that contains the Phylem and Xylem, used for transporting nutrients.

Vasculum: A container used to collect plant specimens.

Vegetable: A plant or part of a plant used for food.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the Plant Type category.

Vegetable Garden: A plot of land used to grow plants used for food.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the suitable for category.

Velanem: A covering of dead epidermis around the root of an epiphyte that protects the inner cells and allows for moisture transfer to the plant. Example: Orchids.

Vespertine flower: A flower that blooms in the evening hours.

Vine:Vines come in a variety forms utilizing several methods to accomplish growth. Coiling around an object for support, using tendrils to aid in climbing or using adventitious roots vines climb for the best position and more light. Examples are morning glory, english ivy and Clematis.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the Plant Type category.

Volunteer: A plant or flower growning from seed, not intended for the location it is growing in.. They are often self seeding annuals, wind blown seeds or dropped by birds or animals.


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Kay wrote on Tue Nov 18, 2014 2:54 pm:


Variegated: having various colors or color patterns. Usually refers to plant foliage that is streaked, edged, blotched, or mottled with a contrasting color, often green with yellow, cream, or white.





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