Botanists - definition of Botanists by The Free Dictionary

Botanists - definition of Botanists by The Free Dictionary

Botanists - definition of Botanists by The Free Dictionary

the branch of systematic botany that studies grasses. Also called graminology. - agrostologist , n . - agrostologic , agrostological , adj .

the branch of botany that studies seaweeds and algae. Also called phycology . - algologist , adj .

the branch of botany that studies the cultivation of grapes. Ampelographer , n.

an abnormal change in the form of a plant that falsely gives it the appearance of a different species. - anamorphic , adj.

the state or condition of certain flowers or plants of different dimensions along different axes. See also physics. - anisotropic , adj.

the branch of botany that studies brambles. - batologist , n.

in botany, the condition of having two plans of symmetry at right angles to one another. - bisymmetric , bisymmetrical , adj.

a major division of biology that studies all plant life. Also called phytology. - botanist, / p>

the branch of botany that studies mosses and liverworts. - bryologist, n.

the pollination process of figs, in which fig wasps, attracted by the caprifigs, or inedible fig-fruit, pollinate the Figs. - caprificator, n.

a person who specializes in the study of sedges.

Carpenter, n. - carpological, adj.

abnormal coloration in parts of a plant that are usually green. See also color.

One of the most popular botanical botanicals in the world is the botany of botany that studies trees. Dendrologist, dendrologist, dendrologist, dendrologist, adj.

a specialty in botany that studies the lore and uses of plants as illustrative of the customs of (usually primitive) society. Ethnobotanist, ethnobotanist, ethnobotanist, ethnobotanist, adj.

ferns. Cf. pteridology. - filicologist. n.

the scientific study of fungi. - fungologist, n. - fungological, adj.

agrostology. Graminologic, graminological, adj.

Obsolete, a descriptive botanist. See also plants.

a collection of dried plants, assembled and arranged for botanical study.

the study of lichens. - lichenologist, n. - lichenologic, lichenological, botanical nomenclature following the binomial procedures established by Swedish botanist Carl von Linné. - Linnaean, Linnean, adj.

the study of mosses. - muscologist, n.

1. the branch of botany that studies fungi. 2. a catalog of the fungi found in a specific area. Mycologie, mycological, adj.

The branch of botany or horticulture that studies orchids. - orchidologist , n.

a scientific description of seaweed. - phycographic , adj .

algology. - phycologist , n .

any of the basic divisions of the plant or animal kingdom. Cf. phylon .

The science and history of the development of plants. Also phytogeny. Phytogenetic , adj .

The study of plants according to their geographical distribution. Phytogeograph , adj .

phytogeograph , n. botany that studies plant measurement and plant taxonomy. - phytographer, phytographist , n. - phytographic, phytographical , adj .

1. the branch of botany that studies the cultivation of fruit. 2. the science of growing, storing, and processing fruit.

The systematic description of ferns.

Cf. filicology . Pteridologist , n .

The theory that lichens are parasitic fungi growing upon algae, first advanced by the German botanist S. Schwendener. >

the study of the sphagnum mosses. - sphagnologist , n.

Selective breeding to develop strains with particular characteristics. - stirpicultural , adj .

- symphyogenetic , adj .

a botanical or zoological name in which two terms are combined, the generic name and the specific, with both being the same . (a practice no longer approved by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.)

a branch of mycology that studies rusts. - uredinologist , n.

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