Botanical Words Alphabetical List - KE
KEEL:1. A central ridge along the back of any organ of a plant. 2. The lowest, fused petals of a butterfly-shaped flower.
KEIKI: A vegetative offshoot (plantlet) formed at a node, as on an inflorescence (of an Orchid).
KERNEL: 1. The inner portion of a seed, usually refers to an edible seed or the central part of a nut or fruit seed. 2. The whole seed of a cereal such as corn or wheat. 3. To form kernels.
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