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Flashcards in Plant Kingdom Deck (126):
1

A plant's male organ

Stamen

2

Rye and wheat hybrid

Tritacale

3

"stinging plant"

stinging nettles

4

Term for how deciduous trees lose their leaves

Abscession

5

"Quaking" tree

Aspen

6

Largest hickory tree

Pecan tree

7

Madonna type of flower

Lily

8

Digitalis source

Foxglove

9

World's most massive tree

Giant Sequoia

10

Kentucky hybrid lettuce pioneer

Bibb

11

Leaf openings

stomata

12

Vanilla-flavoring flower

Orchid

13

French "la prune" (fruit)

Plum

14

Tangerine and grapefruit hybrid

Tangelo

15

Tiny chinese orange

Kumquat

16

Red-stalked vegetable

Rhubarb

17

Chicory vegetable

Radish

18

"Shasta" flower

Daisy

19

Tree turpentine comes from

Pine

20

Adriatic fruit

fig

21

Jerusalem vegetable

Artichoke

22

Vichysoisse vegetables

Leeks and potatoes

23

Yellow pear shaped fruit

Guava

24

Greening fruit

Apple

25

Rose family fruit

Quince

26

Bowling pin wood

Maple

27

Rochester New York festival (flowers)

Lilac festival

28

Florida tree with stilt-like roots

Mangrove

29

Pomelo relative

Grapefruit

30

Star fruit

Carambola

31

French currant

Raisin

32

Black and English type tree

Walnut

33

Flowering plant

angiosperm

34

Plant that lives for many years

Perennial

35

Plant that tolerates salt

Halophyte

36

Purple flower of Scotland

Marigold

37

Chick peas - a.k.a.

Garbanzo beans

38

"Bald" everglades tree

Cypress

39

Fruit named for Moroccan city

Tangerine

40

An oak's main root

Tap root

41

A plant's female organ

Pistil

42

Pascal vegetable

Celery

43

Small golden fruit

Apricot

44

Cymbidium - the flower of Thailand

Orchid

45

Hubbard's butternut or acorn vegetable

Squash

46

Plant that lives for one year

Annual

47

Long moss of American south

Spanish moss

48

Morello - marasca - maraschino

Cherries

49

Tropical fruit from which papain is obtained

Papaya

50

Vine that grows 4 inches per day

Kudzu

51

Seedless grape

Thompsons'

52

Kon Tiki raft material

Balsa

53

European aubergine

Eggplant

54

Baseball bat wood

Ash

55

Jelly grape

Concord

56

Oldest Living Tree

Bristle Cone Pine (5100yrs)

57

Clingstone and freestone fruit

Peach

58

Tree that the _Bounty_ sought

Breadfruit tree

59

Chutney relish fruit - "the peach of the tropics"

Mango

60

Largest single family of succulents

Cacti

61

Carnation family

Pink

62

Common name for the Helianthus

Sunflower

63

Rope fiber plant

Hemp

64

Algae and fungus living as a single unit

Lichen

65

Tall flower grown for seeds

Sunflower

66

Silk coton tree

Kapok

67

Tree with many supporting roots and trunks

Banyan tree

68

Alligator pear

Avocado

69

Chicken Divan Vegetable

Broccoli

70

A plant's fertilized ovule

Seed

71

Common name for the yellow daisy

Black-eyed Susan

72

Savoy or collard vegetable

Cabbage

73

Banyan tree fruit

Fig

74

Mexican potato

Jicama

75

Fruit used in peach Melba sauce

Raspberry

76

Lisbon fruit

Lemon

77

Crocus and gladiola family

Iris

78

Evaporation of water from leaves

Transpiration

79

Linzer tort fruit

Raspberry

80

Hawaiian root crop

Taro

81

World's tallest tree

California Redwood

82

French "la raison" (fruit)

Grape

83

Tree on Lebanon's flag

Cedar

84

Russian thistle

Tumbleweed

85

Sword lily type

Gladiola

86

King Alfred Narcissus type of flower

Daffodil

87

non-flowering plant

Gymnosperm

88

Trees that do not shed leaves

Coniferous

89

Plant that lives for two years

Biennial

90

Tallest cactus

Saguaro

91

Damson or greengage fruit

Plum

92

Cooking banana

Plantain

93

Lens shaped vegetable - highest in protein

lentil

94

"A la florentine" vegetable

Spinach

95

Violet dye plant

Indigo

96

Red dye plant

Henna

97

Tropical fruit with five-pound seeds

Mango

98

Heading vegetable

Broccoli

99

Sacred flower of Buddhism

Lotus

100

Flower used in codeine and morphine

Poppy

101

Miniature cabbage from Belgium

Brussles sprouts

102

Yellow turnip

Rutabaga

103

Pollen producer at the end of the stamen

Anther

104

Man who developed dozens of uses for peanuts

George Washington Carver

105

Japanese flower

Chrysanthemum

106

Botanist who developed the spineless cactus

Luther Burbank

107

Cactus fruit

Prickly pear

108

Traditional mother's day flower

Carnation

109

Tree that sheds its leaves annually

Deciduous

110

Winesap - Baldwin and Northern Spy

Apples

111

Linseed oil is from this plant

Flax

112

Chinese fruite related to longan

Lichi nut

113

Blue gum tree

Eucalyptus

114

"Fuzzy" New Zealand fruit

Kiwi

115

Bigarade fruit

Orange

116

Gumbo vegetable

Okra

117

Chinese cabbage

Bok Choy

118

Man who planted apple trees throught the Ohio valley

Johhny Appleseed

119

Canoe wood

Birch

120

White carrot

Parsnip

121

Yukon gold vegetable

Potato

122

Fertility symbol (fruit)

Pomegranate

123

Fastest growing grass

Bamboo

124

Raspberry and Blackberry hybrid

Loganberry

125

Tropical pumpkin shaped melon

Casaba

126

Fruit measured in hands

Banana