Glossary

ABAXIAL :

Surface furthest from the axis; usually the lower side of a structure, such as a leaf or a bract.

ACHENE :

A dry, indehiscent one-seeded fruit in which the seed is readily separated from the fruit wall. In Carex, located inside a perigynium.

ACUMINATE :

A narrowly pointed tip with somewhat concave side; see acute.

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ACUTE :

A pointed tip with straight or slightly convex sides; see acuminate.

ADAXIAL : To be continued...