the outer circle of floral leaves, consisting of the sepals which may be distinct or joined together. If only one circle of floral leaves is present, it is called a calyx even though it appears like a corolla.
a scaly spike of small flowers of which the pussy willow is a typical example.
fringed with hairs
the inner circle of floral leaves (petals), that are usually showy. The petals may be seperate or united. The corolla is always surrounded by a calyx.
a flat or convex flower cluster, with branches arising at different levels and flowers opening at the outer edges first.
The first leaves that are produced from the seed
a tree or shrub that sheds its leaves seasonally, usually in the autumn.
Toothed: refering to leaf margins with toothed edges.
Unisexual, with male and female flowers on separate plants
central region of a head of flowers like the sunflower
Dermatitis involving the white skinned areas induced by the reaction of certain chemicals or plant compounds with sunlight or ultraviolet light that causes damage to the skin cells with subsequent inflammation and death of the epidermis and superficial dermis.