Horticulture/Glossary

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This is a glossary of botanical and horticultural terms used in Horticulture.

Achene[edit]

Bulb[edit]

A bulb is an underground plant organ used for storing food by certain monocots. While often called a root, bulbs are actually made up of modified leaves.

Corm[edit]

Cultivation[edit]

Fan[edit]

Frond[edit]

Mulch[edit]

Pappus[edit]

Peduncle[edit]

Petiole[edit]

Rhizome[edit]

Under ground modified stem (eg) Ginger and Turmeric

Root[edit]

Stipule[edit]

Stolon[edit]

A Stolon is a modified stem which grows either beneath the soil or along the soil surface usually to root at the nodes.