Wednesday, February 27, 2008

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  • erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
  • shaft: (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
  • In botany, scapes are flowering stems, usually leafless, rising from the crown or roots of a plant. Scapes can have a single flower or many flowers, depending on the species. Some show scales, foliaceous bracts and sometimes even branches. (botany)
  • Abbreviation for slantwise convective available potential energy.
  • A leafless peduncle arising from ground level.
  • An inflorescence that arises from the base of the pseudobulb. A simple flower inflorescence that is topped by a solitary flower, such as in many Paphiopedilum species.
  • (in Hosta) the flower stem, peduncle.
  • leafless stalk.
  • An unbranched inflorescence with one flower.
  • a flower-stalk rising direct from the rootstock. Sepal: a leaf of the calyx; the outer whorl of the perianth. Serrated: notched on the edge like a saw. Sessile: leaves or flowers connected with the stem without footstalks. Simple Leaf: an undivided leaf. ...
  • The shaft of a column or the apophyge of a shaft are known as the 'scape'. ©2007 The Probert Encyclopaedia. Data used under license.
  • the stem which supports the flowers, buds, and seed pods.
  • The stem of an inflorescence, bearing one or more flowers, usually leaf-like bracts and sometimes branches.
  • A leafless (or merely bracteate) flowering stem arising from a basal rosette.
  • The first or basal segment of the antennae.
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