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Verticillate

To have the appearance of being grouped in whorls.


Villous

To have a covering of long, soft hairs.


Vine

A climbing plant, eg, a grape vine.


Virus

A group of microscopic organisms that reproduce inside plant cells, thereby destroying them and causing disease. Viruses that attack plants are often transmitted by sap-sucking insects.


Viscid

To be sticky.


Viviparous

The term used to describe seeds that germinate while still being attached to the parent plant, or plantlets that develop on the leaves or stems of the parent.


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