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Definition 1: (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion - [noun denoting tops]

Synonyms for flora in the sense of this definition

(flora is a kind of ...) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

(... is a kind of flora ) (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that grows in a moist habitat

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild

(... is a kind of flora ) (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or more

(... is a kind of flora ) (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

(... is a kind of flora ) (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year

(... is a kind of flora ) formerly recognized taxonomic group including all flowerless and seedless plants that reproduce by means of spores: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that bears fruit once and dies

(... is a kind of flora ) the spore-producing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations

(... is a kind of flora ) the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations

(... is a kind of flora ) plant that affords shelter or food to ants that live in symbiotic relations with it

(... is a kind of flora ) plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances

(... is a kind of flora ) plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden

(... is a kind of flora ) plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism

(... is a kind of flora ) green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms

(... is a kind of flora ) any of a variety of plants usually grown especially in a flower or herb garden

(... is a kind of flora ) any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that lives in or on water

(... is a kind of flora ) any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem

(... is a kind of flora ) a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis

(... is a kind of flora ) microscopic plants; bacteria are often considered to be microflora

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that is native to a certain limited area

"it is an endemic found only this island"

(... is a kind of flora ) an organism that produces its own food by photosynthesis

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant that does not bear flowers

(... is a kind of flora ) a young plant or a small plant

(... is a kind of flora ) photosynthetic or plant constituent of plankton; mainly unicellular algae

(... is a kind of flora ) a plant suitable for growing in a flowerpot (especially indoors)

(... is a kind of flora ) any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value

(... is a kind of flora ) a wild uncultivated plant (especially a wild apple or crabapple tree)

(flora is a part of ...) any part of a plant or fungus

(flora is a part of ...) a protective covering that is part of a plant

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

(flora belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of a flowering plant) having two cotyledons in the seed

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of a flowering plant) having a single cotyledon in the seed as in grasses and lilies

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of a plant ovule) curved with the micropyle near the base almost touching its stalk

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition

"tender green shoots"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light

"etiolated celery"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals and plants) feeding on insects

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of some plants or fungi) feeding on dead or decaying organic matter

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals

"carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants such as dandelions and thistles) having pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of a plant ovule) completely straight with the micropyle at the apex

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered

"the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction

"an endangered species"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) having tall spindly stems

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) growing together in groups that are not close together

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) growing close together but not in dense mats

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) growing in groups that are close together

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) requiring protection from frost

"half-hardy annuals"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) epidemic among plants of a single kind especially over a wide area

"an epiphytotic blight of potatoes" "epiphytotic conditions associated with a single-plant agriculture"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of a plant ovule) partly inverted; turned back 90 degrees on its stalk

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals or plants) having stiff coarse hairs or bristles

"plants with hispid stems"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of plants) having tufts of soft woolly hairs

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) covered with sedges (grasslike marsh plants)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) the process of living through a number of years (as a perennial plant)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) a minute scale

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) any organism of microscopic size

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) dried leaves of the coca plant (and related plants that also contain cocaine); chewed by Andean people for their stimulating effect

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) free movement or passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant)

"ocean circulation is an important part of global climate" "a fan aids air circulation"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) a disease of alders caused by the woolly alder aphid (a plant louse)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) any of a group of enzymes (occurring especially in plant cells) that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by a peroxide

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) a substance (as the plant enzyme papain) applied to meat to make it tender

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of ovaries of flowering plants) consisting of united carpels

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) (of ovaries of flowering plants) consisting of carpels that are free from one another as in buttercups or roses

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) thriving in a relatively alkaline environment; (especially of plants requiring a pH above 7)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) thriving in a relatively acidic environment (especially of plants requiring a pH well below 7)

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients

"girdle the plant"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) grow together (of plants and organs)

"After many years the rose bushes grew together"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

"domesticate oats" "tame the soil"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure

"The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering

(flora is the domain which ... is member of) all the plant life in a particular region or period

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

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

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

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

Synonyms for flora in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

"they cut down a stand of trees"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(flora 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"

(flora 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"

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

"the corn is sprouted"

(flora 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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