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Definition 1: the branch of biology that studies plants - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for botany in the sense of this definition

(botany is a kind of ...) the science that studies living organisms

(... is a kind of botany ) the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases

(... is a kind of botany ) the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits

(... is a kind of botany ) the study of fossil plants

(... is a kind of botany ) the branch of botany that studies algae

(... is a kind of botany ) the branch of botany that studies ferns

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the act of causing a plant to develop without chlorophyll by growing it without exposure to sunlight

"the etiolation of celery"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) the emergence of seeds as seed pods burst open when they are ripe

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete; flowering biennials usually bloom and fruit in the second season

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or more

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a spore in germination

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a pollen grain when deposited on the stigma for a flower; it penetrates the style and conveys the male gametes to the ovule

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the mouth of a moss capsule

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth

"we cultivate the flower for its corolla"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a natural swelling or enlargement: at the base of the stalk or seta in certain mosses or on the cone scale of certain conifers

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds)

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) any appendage to a plant that is shaped like a strap

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) development of an embryo without fertilization; especially the development in some ferns of a sporophyte from the gametophyte without fertilization

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the process of forming leaves

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) the development of a fruit without fertilization or seeds

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) convert into spores

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) sheathe

"The chrysalis is invaginated"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) produce spores

"plants sporulate"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) facing or on the side toward the apex

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) facing or on the side toward the base

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of leaves or flowers; developing or opening in succession from base to apex

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of leaves or flowers; developing or opening in succession from apex to base

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) attached by its base (as certain anthers to their filaments or stalks)

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair

"comate (or comose) seeds" "a comal tuft"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) bearing or consisting of carpels

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having no carpels

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the upper part of a stem

"cauline leaves"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem

"basal placentation" "radical leaves"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) having no apparent stem above ground

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) away from an axis, as in a flower cluster in which the oldest flowers are in the center, the youngest near the edge

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) toward an axis, as in a sunflower; the oldest flowers are near the edge, the youngest in the center

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a floral envelope or perianth consisting of a calyx and/or corolla

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) not having a floral envelope or perianth

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having widely spreading paired branches

"maples are brachiate"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts

"comate royal palms" "pineapples are comate"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl

"cyclic petals" "cyclic flowers"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) not cyclic; especially having parts arranged in spirals rather than whorls

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) completing its life cycle within a year

"a border of annual flowering plants"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a life cycle lasting two seasons

"a biennial life cycle" "parsnips and carrots are biennial plants often grown as annuals"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) lasting three seasons or more

"the common buttercup is a popular perennial plant"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) not continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex

"determinate growth"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a usually flat-topped flower cluster in which the main and branch stems each end in a flower that opens before those below it or to its side

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex

"an indeterminate stem"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow

"lilies of the valley are racemose"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) spiraling upward from left to right

"dextrorse vines"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) spiraling upward from right to left

"sinistrorse vines"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) appearing or developing early

"precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by or fit for autogamy

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by or fit for fertilization by a flower that is not closely related

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) existing or living or growing or operating in the air

"aerial roots of a philodendron" "aerial particles" "small aerial creatures such as butterflies" "aerial warfare" "aerial photography" "aerial cable cars"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) capable of fertilizing female organs

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having pistils and stamens in the same flower

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having pistils and stamens in separate flowers

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) used of seeds or spores that are enclosed in a capsule

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem

"opposite leaves"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired

"stems with alternate leaves"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (of some seeds) having a fleshy and usually brightly colored cover

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves

"`foliate' is combined with the prefix `tri' to form the word `trifoliate'"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (often used as a combining form) having leaflets (compound leaves) or a specified kind or number of leaflets

"`foliolate' is combined with the prefix `bi' to form the word `bifoliolate'"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having no leaves

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) resembling or consisting of a scape; having a bare leafless stalk growing directly from the ground

"tulips are scapose flowers" "a scapose stalk" "a scapose column" "the scapose portion of a feather"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having two lips

"the corolla of a snapdragon is bilabiate"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a latticelike structure pierced with holes or windows

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) especially of plant parts; cylindrical and tapering

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of a cylindrical or ellipsoid body; swollen and constricted at intervals

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) composed of more than one part

"compound leaves are composed of several lobes" "compound flower heads"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) composed of a dense cluster of separate units such as carpels or florets or drupelets

"raspberries are aggregate fruits"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements

"double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals

"single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of leaves; appearing puckered as if blistered

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) covered with tiny scales

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of leaves; ridged or wrinkled

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) rolled longitudinally upon itself

"a convolute petal"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) especially of petals or leaves in bud; having margins rolled inward

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) divided into two lobes

"a bifid petal"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) divided into five parts; specifically, having each floral whorl consist of five (or a multiple of five) members

"pentamerous flowers"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) divided into three lobes

"trifid petals"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) growing or extending upward

"an assurgent stem or leaf"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) consisting of or containing lignin or xylem

"ligneous (or woody) tissue"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to the botanical genus Allium

"onions, leeks, garlic, chives are alliaceous plants"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the development of an embryo in the absence of fertilization

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixis

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the apothecium of some lichens and fungi

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to an archegonium

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the cells in a sporangium that give rise to spores

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) relating to a plant of the family Araceae

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to arthrospores

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to plants of the milkweed family

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to ascocarps

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to ascospores

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to organisms (as green plants) that can make complex organic nutritive compounds from simple inorganic sources by photosynthesis

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) requiring organic compounds of carbon and nitrogen for nourishment

"most animals are heterotrophic"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or attached to the axis

"axial angle"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to or characteristic of fungi of the class Basidiomycetes

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characterized by spores produced by basidia

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) divided into two capsules or having a two-part capsule

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or resembling a calyx

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or functioning as a cambium

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a capsule

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (botany) having styles all of the same length

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having panicles; occurring in panicles

"a panicled inflorescence"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characteristic of self-pollination

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) resembling or in the form of an umbel

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or belonging to plants of the family Umbelliferae

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Cruciferae

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) covered with densely matted filaments

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to epiphytes

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to lithophytes

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to myrmecophytes

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a blade or blades; often used in combination

"a single-bladed leaf" "narrow-bladed grass"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having or relating to spikes

"spicate inflorescence"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the axil

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a panicle

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having a phyllode

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) having an involucre

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) relating to plants of the division Bryophyta

Definition 2: all the plant life in a particular region or period - [noun denoting group]

Samples where botany or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Pleistocene vegetation
  • the flora of southern California
  • the botany of China

Synonyms for botany in the sense of this definition

(botany is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of botany ) the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

(... is a kind of botany ) the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

(... is a kind of botany ) a collection of shrubs growing together

(... is a kind of botany ) low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow

(... is a kind of botany ) a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area

"they cut down a stand of trees"

(... is a kind of botany ) dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes

(... is a kind of botany ) vegetation that has grown

"a growth of trees" "the only growth was some salt grass"

(... is a kind of botany ) a dense growth of bushes

(... is a kind of botany ) vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat

"a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day"

(... is a kind of botany ) tangled mass of prickly plants

(... is a member of botany) all the plant and animal life of a particular region

(botany belongs to category ...) (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine

"the smell of newly mown hay"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine

"uncut grass" "an unmown lawn"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground

"the corn is sprouted"

(botany is the domain which ... is member of) (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture

"dried-up grass" "the desert was edged with sere vegetation" "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings" "withered vines"

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