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AccumbentReclinate with cotyledon edges against hypocotylg-accumbent.png
AceroseNeedle-shaped; sharp
AcheneA more or less small, dry fruit that does not split open at maturity (indehiscent), with a typically...g-achene.png
AchenecetumAn aggregation of achenes, as in Ranunculusg-achenecetum.png
AchlamydeousWithout perianth
AcicularVery long and slender, gradually tapering to a point, like a needle; needle-shaped. (Compare with aw...
Acicular LeafNeedle-like, long and slender; e.g., Pinus.
AciculateFinely marked as with pin pricks, fine lines usually randomly arranged
AcidicGenerally applied to soils and rocks having low levels of basic (base-cation) minerals, such as calc...
AcornA nut with a persistent, cup-like structure (cupule) attached at the base consisting of numerous par...
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