Botanical Words Alphabetical List - FU
FUGACIOUS: Withering away early; ephemeral.
FUNGAL: Pertaining to, characteristic of, or consisting of a fungus or fungi. Also fungous.
FUNGI: (singular is fungus) A division of diverse plants that lack chlorophyll and do not photosynthesize. Included are mushrooms, molds, rusts, smuts, and yeasts. Some are edible, such as Boletus; many are plant diseases, such as powdery mildew.
FUNGICIDE: An agent that destroys fungi; a material used to control fungal disease on plants, plant parts, and soil.
FUNICULUS: The stalk of an ovule; the stem of a seed or its case. Also funicle.
FUNNEL FORM: Having the shape of a funnel; applied to the corolla of a flower in which the tube enlarges gradually from below, as the morning glory; infundibuliform.
FURFURACEOUS: Coated with bran-like, flaky particles; scurfy.
FURROW: 1. A trench in the earth, especially one make by a plow. 2. To cut a furrow in; make furrows in; plow.
FURROWED: Having longitudinal channels, ridges, or grooves, as a furrowed stem.
FURROW WEED: A weed growing on plowed land.
FUSCOUS: Brown; brown tinged with gray.
FUSIFORM: Tapering toward both ends like a spindle, as the radish. Also fusate.
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