Botanical Words Alphabetical List - PL
PLACENTA: The part of the carpel of flowering plants that bears the ovules.
PLANT BREEDING: The propagation of selected plants to develop unique qualities such as prettier flowers or disease resistance.
PLANTLET: A new plant which usually grows from a wound in a leaf or stem or is naturally produced on the leaf edges as in some varieties of Kalanchoe.
PLEACH: To join (the branches of vines, shrubs, etc.) by braiding or weaving them together.
PLICATE: Folded lengthwise like a fan; pleated.
PLUMOSE: Feathery or plume-like, with fine hairs on opposite sides, as in the pappuse of some Compositae.
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