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AnatropousWith body completely inverted so that funiculus is attached basally near adjoining micropyle areag-anatropous.png
AncipitalTwo-edged
AndragamousInflorescence with staminate flowers inside or above and neuter flowers outside or below (andragamoc...g-andragamous.png
AndrodioeciousSome plants with staminate flowers and some with perfect flowers
AndroeciumA collective term for all the stamens and any closely associated structures in a flower.g-androecium.png
AndrogynecandrousInflorescence with staminate flowers above and below pistillate, as in the spikes of some species of...g-androgynecandrous.png
AndrogynophoreThe stipe or column on which stamens and carpels are borneg-androgynophore.png
AndrogynousInflorescence with staminate flowers inside or above and pistillate outside or below (androgynecepha...g-androgynous.png
AndrohermaphroditicInflorescence with staminate flowers inside or above and hermaphroditic outside or below (androherma...g-androhermaphroditic.png
AndromonoeciousPlant with staminate and perfect flowers
AnemophilyPollinated by wind
AngiospermPlants that bear their seeds enclosed in an ovary; the flowering plants. (Compare with gymnosperm.)
AngiospermsThe flowering plants. Plants that produce flowers in which the egg cells (ovules) are covered by a t...
AngustateNarrow
AnisocarpousWith unequal carpels
AnisocotylousWith unequal cotyledons
AnisolateralWith unequal sides
AnisomerousWith different number of members in different whorls
AnisopetalousWith unequal petals
AnisophyllousWith unequal leaves
AnisostylousWith unequal styles
AnnotinalAppearing yearly
AnnualNormally living one year or less; growing, reproducing, and dying within one cycle of seasons.
Annual RingUsually one year's growth of wood; spring and summer wood.
AnnularRing-like
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