Pertaining to the labellum: a lip; in orchid flowers referring to the middle petal which usually differs in size, shape or ornamentation from the two lateral petals.
A lip; in orchid flowers referring to the highly modified middle petal which usually differs in size, shape or ornamentation from the two lateral petals.
A jagged lobe.
Cut into narrow, irregular lobes or segments.
Of or having to do with a lake, of, relating to, or formed in lakes, growing or living in lakes.
Lance-shaped; of a leaf several times longer than wide with greatest width about one third from the base, tapering gradually to apex and more rapidly to base.
With parts open and spreading, not compact.
The lower of two bracts enclosing the flower in grasses.
Bark that is covered in fine lenticles (breathing pores).
The membrane between the leaf and the stem of a grass; the “petal” of a ray floret in a composite inflorescence.
Occurring at the border of land and sea (or lake). On or pertaining to the shore. The shallow sunlit waters near the shore to the depth at which rooted plants stop growing.
A recognisable, but not separated, rounded division or segment of a leaf or pinna. Used to describe ferns and leaves in Cotula and Leptinella.
A small lobe or sub-division of a lobe.
Seedless vascular plants that belong to the phylum Lycophyta (characterised by microphylls -primitive leaves found in ancient plants).