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PERENNIALPE TALPISTILPOLLENRACEME-

RADICLEROOTSTOCK-

RUNNERSELF-FERTILI-

ZATIONSELF-STERILE-

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SPIKELETSTAMENSTANDARDSTERILESTIPULETAPROOT-

TRIFOLIATETUBERCLE`V HO RL-

GLOSSARY   139

A loose, irregularly-compound inflorescence with flowers or groups of flowers on distinct stalks.

Lasting more than two years.

See page 16. See page 16.

The fecundating powder produced in the stamens.

An inflorescence bearing stalked flowers along a common, more or less elongated, main stalk.

Rootlet; see page 13.

Underground stem, rooting at the nodes and generally creeping near the surface.

A slender creeping branch, from the base of the stem or from a rootstock, which is capable of forming independent plants.

The fertilization of a plant by its own pollen.

Unable to produce seed unless fertilized by another individual.

A tubular envelope, as the lower part of the leaf in grasses.

A class of individuals possessing the same forms and properties which they transmit to their offspring.

See page lo.

The male organ of a flower; see page lo.

See page 16.

Barren; unable to produce seed.

See page 15.

A root which is the prolongation downwards of the stem.

Having three leaflets. A nodule.

An arrangement of leaves, etc., in a circle around the stem.


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