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A term most often used to refer to roots that grow from a stem above ground.
Aerial roots grow on the stems of plants, such as ivy. These may be used for support or the uptake of air and moisture.
Refers to the alternate arrangement of leaves, stems, buds or flowers on each side of the stem, rather than growing in pairs. See Opposite.
1) The growing point at the tip of a stem or root.2) Refers to the pointed tip of a leaf.
The technique of miniaturising trees or plants by growing them in containers and pruning, training and trimming them to achieve an aesthetically desirable result.
See Corymb. Part of the flowers grow from the same point, but are arranged vertically in a single plane.
A non-parasitic plant that grows attached to another plant. They often have aerial roots to collect atmospheric moisture.
The insertion of a section of one plant, usually a shoot, into another, so they grow together into a single plant.
Non-woody plants, whose upper parts die back to the soil surface at the end of the growing season each year.
Another term for node. The point on a stem from which a leaf or leaf bud grows.