Flower or leaf with continuous margin, without teeth or divisions.
Plant that grows supported upon another, without being parasitic. Epiphytes use the host plant only as support, without directly taking nourishment. Several bromeliads, for example, are epiphytes.
Also known as foxtail lilies or desert candles
Sloped and plane surface like those in the sides of roads, obtained by excavating terrain, or in a dumpsite.
Plants that keep their leaves all year long. (Also see Deciduous.)
Said of a plant originally from another region.
Bud, particularly in tubercles, like potatoes.
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Pruning: Technique for removing, by cutting, branches or other parts of a plant with the purpose of eliminating dead or superfluous tissues, or controlling size and stimulating other reactions favorable to development and preservation.