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Also known as bloom or blossom, the flower is the reproductive structure of a plant, bearing the male and female organs. It's often brightly coloured to attract fertilising insects.
Flowers with many more than the normal complement of petals. Blooms with only slightly more than the single amount are termed semi-double. Fully double-flowers are sterile, as the stamens have been replaced by the extra petals.
A reduced or modified leaf, from the axil of which a flower or flower stalk grows.
Botanical term for a class of flower clusters, whose central or terminal flowers bloom first.
To be flower bearing. It is sometimes misused to describe an abundance of flowers.
The primary stalk of a cluster of flowers, or the solitary stalk of an individual flower.
An abnormality, giving a flower the appearance of a flower within a flower. Also known as cup-and-saucer formation.
Referring to a dense cluster, eg, of flowers.
Circular in shape, referring to leaves or sometimes flowers.