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The honey-like liquid secreted by plants. It's commonly found in flowers, and attracts bees and insect pollinators.
Pertaining to iris flowers, which have a base colour of white or yellow, with stippled or feathered edges of a contrasting colours.
A term used to describe plants that flower more than once in a season, eg, some rose varieties.
The fleshy central stem of plants in the aroid family that bears many unstalked flowers. It's usually partially enclosed by a spathe.
The female part of a flower's reproductive organ that connects the ovary and the stigma. It's usually long and slender in shape. See Pistil.
A group of three or more leaves or flowers arising at the same level on a stem, and arranged in a circle.
Botanical term for the male part of a flower, which comprises one or more stamina. These feature the pollen-bearing anthers, which are usually borne on stalk-like filaments.
A term to describe a plant that completes its life cycle (germinating, growing, flowering, setting seed and dying) within a single growing season.
Any plant that grows either completely submerged in, or with leaves and flowers emerging from, water. It may be rooted in the soil or compost under water, or be free floating.
A seed-bearing, fleshy fruit that's produced after flowering. While many berries provide valuable food, some species produce inedible and poisonous berries.