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Taxonomic group below the division level but above the order level.

Class

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Leaf with two or more leaflets.

Compound leaf

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Cone-bearing tree or other plant that has its seeds in a structure called a cone.

Conifer

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Cultivated variety of a plant. Cannot be reproduced without human assistance. Usually propagated asexually.

Cultivar

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Plant with two cotyledons in its embryo; netted or palmate leaf veins; and flowers with three, four, or five petals, or petals in multiples of these numbers.

Dicotyledon

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Taxonomic group below the kingdom level but above the class level.

Division

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Term describing a leaf margin without teeth.

Entire

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Taxonomic group under the order level and above the genus level

Family

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Leaves of a plant

Foliage

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Group of plants within a species having distinct variations that occur sporadically and naturally

Forma

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Taxonomic group, composed of species having similar fundamental traits. Botanical classification under the family level and above the specific epithet level.

Genus

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Plant resulting from a cross between two or more other plants that are more or less alike.

Hybrid

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Diagnostic aid to help identify plants and other organisms.

Identification key

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Primary taxonomic group, separating plants from animals

Kingdom

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Tip of the leaf blade

Leaf apex

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Point of attachment of a leaf petiole to a stem

Leaf axil

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Bottom part of the leaf blade

Leaf base

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Pertaining to Bud or leaf arrangement, one leaf or bud at each node situated at alternating positions along the stem. In this arrangement, the leaves are not directly across from each other.

Alternate

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Outer edge of the leaf blade

Leaf margin

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Plant with an embryo that has one seed leaf.

Monocotyledon

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Study of the form and structure of plants and other living organisms.

Morphology

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Scientific naming system for living organisms.

Nomenclature

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Pertaining to leaf or branch arrangement, leaves or branches situated two at each node, across from each other on the stem.

Opposite

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Taxonomic group below the class level but above the family level.

Order

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Type of compound leaf with veins or leaflets radiating in a fanlike pattern.

Palmate

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Primary taxonomic group within a kingdom

Phylum

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Type of compound leaf, with leaflets along each side of a common axis.

Pinnate

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Sawtooth margin of a leaf, with teeth pointed forward

Serrate

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Single bladed leaf not composed of leaflets

Simple leaf

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Taxonomic group of organisms composed of individuals of the same genus that can reproduce among themselves and have similar offspring

Species

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Classification name that follows the genus name in scientific nomenclature

Specific epithet

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Group of plants within a species having distinct differences that occur naturally and usually within a specific geographic region

Subspecies

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Science that studies the description, denomination, and classification of living organisms based on their similarities and differences

Taxonomy

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Naturally occurring subdivision of a species having a distinct difference and breeding true to that difference

Variety

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Plant with xylem and phloem elements for conducting water, nutrients and Photosynthates.

Vascular plant

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List the levels of classification in order of broadest to narrowest

Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, specific epithet