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A term that refers to alkaline soil, which contains calcium or calcium carbonate.
A long, supple woody stem, often used to support young or fragile plants.
A dry seed case that splits open when ripe to release seeds.
The larval form of a Lepidopteran. They are voracious phytophagous feeders and considered a pest.
The growth that results from grafting two unrelated tissues.
The green pigment in plants that absorbs sunlight in the process of photosynthesis.
A deficiency in plant chlorophyll, resulting in pale green, yellow or yellow/white foliage.
A thread of DNA containing genetic information that's located in the nucleus of all plant cells.
A photosynthetic branch or portion of stem, which resembles and functions as a leaf.
The aromatic dried flower bud of a tree in the Myrtacaea family, native to Indonesia.