All entries of category 'plant'

Vulcan English Description Category
(lap-)kar limb the expanded tip of a plant organ, such as a petal or corolla lobe plant
aas'sin bulb a short, modified, underground stem surrounded by usually fleshy modified leaves that contain stored food for the shoot within (botony) (Marketa) plant
al'rig branch a secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb (Marketa) plant
alem-solektra-kastik halophyte a plant adapted to living in a saline environment plant
alem-vedik salt weed a desert bush used as a source of salt plant
bali-fekik pachycaul botanical term meaning thick or massive primary construction. plant
bar-got herb a plant whose stem does not produce woody, persistent tissue and generally dies back at the end of each growing season; any of various often aromatic plants used especially in medicine or as seasoning (anc.) plant
ch'aal a purple leafy plant a Vulcan delicacy; the spicy tea brewed from its leaves is hard to come by, since the plant is rarely found anywhere but in the unique Vulcan climate with its hot, dry days and dry, cool nights; a purple leafy plant (source: Orion Press Lexicon) plant
chakh edible an edible plant; also spelled chakh' plant
chakh' edible an edible plant; also spelled chakh plant
cir-cen cactus squat cactus-like plant found in the desert plant
d'mallu vine - omnivorous omnivorous plant/vine that can move quite quickly and devours its prey by wrapping its tentacle-like vines and pulling the prey towards its mouth plant
duf-krus-savas hesperidium a berry having a thickened leathery rind and juicy pulp divided into segments, as an orange or other citrus fruit. plant
dun-yar paper grass traditional source used to make a papyrus-like paper plant
duvek-kastik sciophyte a plant that prefers shady conditions plant
eik-mor-kastik broad leaf having broad or relatively broad leaves rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves plant
eik-mor-lap broad leaf having broad or relatively broad leaves rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves plant
eik-morik broad-leaved having broad or relatively broad leaves rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves plant
eik-um-shidik obovate egg-shaped and flat, with the narrow end attached to the stalk: an obovate leaf plant
ek'ha'gel-kastik heliophyte a plant flourishing in sunlight plant
elmin'lak oil-bearing plant its oil is used in traditional oil lamps plant
favinit flowering plant folliage native to Vulcan that Tuvok grew and grafted to a South American orchid (VOY Alliances) plant
fek stock a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; a plant or tree from which cuttings and slips are taken plant
fek-kastik post plant woody plant whose straight stocks were once used in construction plant
felu unguis the clawlike base of some petals plant
fenul raphe the portion of the funiculus that is united to the ovule wall, commonly visible as a line or ridge on the seed coat plant
fi-kov-hatik saxicolous growing on or living among rocks: saxicolous lichens plant
fnash-vedik sweep weed grass-like plant once used in making brooms plant
fo-dan-shidik peltate having a flat circular structure attached to a stalk near the center, rather than at or near the margin; shield-shaped leaf plant
fori vegetable a type of vegetable plant
g'teth berries berries from these plants make the greenish-brown Vulcan mocha plant
G'teth bush bush whose berries make Vulcan mocha; found in the desert plant
gal-en-du'un moss; "dream moss" yellowish-green lichen when consumed causes strong hallucinations; found in the desert plant
gespar fruit native fruit that tastes tangy and piquant; lives in temperate zone of Kir Province plant
gir root generic term for the underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil plant
gir-ne'hish root pressure pressure exerted in the roots of plants as the result of osmosis causing exudation from cut stems and guttation of water from leaves plant
haniwah seed-bearing plant a seed-bearing plant plant
hirat grape a grape-like plant/vine plant
hla'meth herb Vulcan herb plant
hla-meth herb a particular herb that grows on Vulcan [source: Enterprise: The Romulan War: Beneath the Raptor's Wing] plant
huhsh-vedik cough weed a midly poisonous plant that causes coughing fits if ingested plant
i'su'ke bush a particular species of berry bush [source: Enterprise: The Romulan War: Beneath the Raptor's Wing] plant
ic'tan conifer any of various mostly needle-leaved or scale-leaved, chiefly evergreen, cone-bearing gymnospermous trees or shrubs such as pines, spruces, and firs plant
ic'tan tree - conifer conifer/pine/fir plant
ikap-lap-wein closed canopy the canopy is so thick, very little sunlight gets through plant
in-du-ka tree - type a tree with red leaves found near an oasis and water; also spelled indukah plant
indukah tree type a tree with red leaves found near an oasis and water; also spelled in-du-ka plant
k'ai willow tree originally from Navaho plant
k'rhth'a herb a Vulcan herb plant
ka-kasik monoecious having unisexual reproductive organs or flowers, with the organs or flowers of both sexes borne on a single plant, as in corn and pines plant
ka-ran-zhi cactus Vulcan cactus similar to a Terran barrell cactus; also spelled ka-ranj-i plant
ka-ranj-i cactus Vulcan cactus similar to a Terran barrell cactus; also spelled ka-ran-zhi plant
kahm-savas drupe any fruit with a soft, fleshy part around an inner stone that contians the seed eg. apricot, cherry, plum plant
kal node the point on a stem where a leaf is attached or has been attached; a joint plant
kal'ta desert succulent a desert succulent with violet leaves edged with iridescent blue (Surak's Soul) plant
kan-lap sapling a young tree plant
kas-bak midrib the central or principal vein of a leaf plant
kas-elakh vine - generic a weak-stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface plant
kas-fek stem the main ascending axis of a plant; a stalk or trunk; a slender stalk supporting or connecting another plant part, such as a leaf or flower plant
kas-gel branch - bush a secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a bush or shrub or from another secondary limb(VLI) (noun) plant
kas-kin-kurek xanthophyll a yellow carotenoid pigment, C40H56O2, found with chlorophyll in green plants and identical with lutein; any of various related yellow pigments plant
kas-ko-krus carpel one of the structural units of a pistil, representing a modified, ovule-bearing leaf plant
kas-mur bulb a short, modified, underground stem surrounded by usually fleshy modified leaves that contain stored food for the shoot within (botony) (VLI) plant
kas-pi'fek haulm the stems of peas, beans, potatoes, or grasses plant
kas-sa-krus stamen the pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower, usually consisting of a filament and an anther plant
kas-sa-nei pollen the fine powderlike material consisting of pollen grains that is produced by the anthers of seed plants plant
kas-sharu stoma one of the minute pores in the epidermis of a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor pass plant
kas-solektra-tin ground layer the lowest zone of vegetation, lying below the field layer and consisting chiefly of mosses and lichens growing on the soil surface plant
kas-wadi bark tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants (botany) plant
kas-wan-tukh latex the colorless or milky sap of certain plants, such as the poinsettia or milkweed, that coagulates on exposure to air plant
kas-wein-snem decortication the act or process of removing the outer coverings (as bark or husks) from something (as fiber or seed) (botony) plant
kasa fruit a type of fruit used in the making of a distilled juice that Humans find very potent plant
kastik plant generic term for any of various photosynthetic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms; a living organism lacking the power of locomotion (noun) plant
kastik-has-tal phytopathology the science of plant diseases plant
kastra flora plants considered as a group, especially the plants of a particular country, region, or time plant
kastra vegetation the plants of an area or a region; plant life plant
kastra'eshikhwein flora desert cover a genetically altered lichen; it will hide in the sand when the heavy rains come and will keep some moisture in the air plant
kau-krusik pentamerous having flower parts, such as petals, sepals, and stamens, in sets of five, as in the geranium plant
keh-krusik tetramerous having flower parts, such as sepals, petals, and stamens, in sets of four, as in the evening primrose plant
kh'aa herb Vulcan herb plant
khara bush hardy desert bush with moisture-laden core; the soft edible pulp of stalks is slightly salty plant
kheh grain a type of grain exported with the Rhihannsu, now used for making Romulan Ale plant
ko-svai-krus gynoecium the female reproductive organs of a flower; the pistil or pistils considered as a group plant
kov-sayas nut an indehiscent, hard-shelled, one-loculated, one-seeded fruit; a seed borne within a fruit having a hard shell; the kernel of any of these plant
kras common plant a common plant plant
krus-mur bud - leaf, stem a small protuberance on a stem or branch, sometimes enclosed in protective scales and containing an undeveloped shoot or leaf plant
ksa-khaf sap the watery fluid that circulates through a plant, carrying food and other substances to the various tissues plant
kur-kastik colour plant a plant used to make clothing dyes in ancient times plant
kur-mor petal one of the often brightly colored parts of a flower immediately surrounding the reproductive organs; a division of the corolla plant
kusut-vedik pain plant a plant whose juice was used to ease pain in ancient times plant
kwon-mor-kastik evergreen a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year plant
kwon-mor-lap evergreen a tree having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year plant
labah shrub a woody plant of relatively low height, having several stems arising from the base and lacking a single trunk; a bush plant
lale tulip any of several bulbous plants of the genus Tulipa, native chiefly to Asia and widely cultivated for their showy, variously colored flowers plant
lap tree - generic generic term for a perennial woody plant having a main trunk and usually a distinct crown; a plant or shrub resembling a tree in form or size plant
lap-fek bole the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber plant
lap-fek trunk (tree) the main woody axis of a tree plant
lap-gel branch - tree a secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb (VLI) (noun) plant
lap-solektra-wein ground cover small plants other than saplings, such as mosses, ferns, grasses, and undershrubs, growing on a forest floor; undergrowth plant
lap-stan-tukh resin any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization plant
lap-tukh timber a beam made of wood; a post made of wood; the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material plant
lap-wadi bark tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants (botany) plant
lapan wood the secondary xylem of trees and shrubs, lying beneath the bark and consisting largely of cellulose and lignin plant
laptra forest a dense growth of trees, plants, and underbrush covering a large area plant
lhm'ta herb Vulcan herb plant
li'pon ceylonese teak a wood that has a fine, dark grain, very similar to Ceylonese teak used in making the ka'athyra (lyrette) plant
li-wun-shidik lanceolate tapering from a rounded base toward an apex; lance-shaped: lanceolate leaves plant
lipau-yar knife grass a sharp-edged grass found near water plant
luk fungus a parasitic plant lacking chlorophyll and leaves and true stems and roots and reproducing by spores plant
mah'ta herb a herb native to Vulcan (Dwellers in the Crucible) plant
man-kastik liana (liane) a woody climbing usually tropical plant plant
mashya tuber a tuberous vegetable plant
masutra-numo-aushfa zooplankton plankton that consists of animals, including the corals, rotifers, sea anemones, and jellyfish plant
masutra-numo-kastik phytoplankton minute, free-floating aquatic plants plant
masutra-vedik seaweed a green or brown plant that grows in the ocean plant
mevak reed-like plant a hollow-stemmed reed-like plant plant
mor leaf a usually green, flattened, lateral structure attached to a stem and is the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants ; plant
mor-bak midrib the central or principal vein of a leaf plant
mor-kahk foliose bearing numerous leaves; leafy; of or relating to a lichen whose thallus is flat and leafy plant
mor-nen-yel stipule one of the usually small, paired appendages at the base of a leafstalk in certain plants, such as roses and beans plant
mor-pi'fek petiole the stalk by which a leaf is attached to a stem plant
mor-shidik foliate of or relating to leaves; shaped like a leaf (adj.) plant
motra foliage plant leaves, especially tree leaves, considered as a group; a cluster of leaves plant
mu'yor-wakik nocturnal having flowers that open during the night plant
mut grain a wheat-like grain plant
nar'ru vine nar'ru vine a blooming vine which can be found in gardens (ENT - Home) plant
naric pomegranate a deciduous shrub or small tree (Punica granatum) native to Asia and widely cultivated for its edible fruit plant
natuhekta-tukh quinone any of a class of aromatic compounds found widely in plants used in making dyes, tanning hides, and photography plant
natya-mor-nosh heterophylly having dissimilar leaves on one plant plant
ne-labah subshrub a woody plant with nonwoody tips: a low-growing plant with woody stems and main branches and nonwoody tips that die back each year plant
ne-lesh-kastik geophyte a perennial plant, such as a crocus or tulip, propagated by buds on underground bulbs, tubers, or corms plant
ne-solektra-korsayek tuber a swollen, fleshy, usually underground stem of a plant, such as the potato, bearing buds from which new plant shoots arise plant
ne-solektra-pi'fek rhizome a horizontal, usually underground stem that often sends out roots and shoots from its nodes; also called rootstalk, rootstock. plant
nei seed a ripened plant ovule containing an embryo plant
nei-eku kernel any grain or seed, as of a cereal grass, enclosed in a husk; the inner, usually edible seed of a nut or fruit stone plant
nei-wein testa the often thick or hard outer coat of a seed plant
neik-masu'es-kastik xerophyte a plant adapted to living in a dry arid habitat; a desert plant plant
pel-tar'uk shrubs low-lying, bright green shrubs which produce small olive-green edible berries; found in the desert plant
pi'fek-svitan-nalatra pith the soft, spongelike, central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants, composed mainly of parenchyma plant
pi'gel twig a young shoot representing the current season's growth of a woody plant; any small, leafless branch of a woody plant plant
pi'kahm-savas drupelet a small drupe; e.g. a single blackberry consists of many drupelets plant
pi'tak furuncle knob on a vine that “steals” the sap plant
pi-mev t'kas-sa-nei pollen tube the slender tube formed by the pollen grain that penetrates an ovule and releases the male gametes plant
pid-masu'es-kastik hydrophyte a plant adapted to grow in water plant
pid-samek-kastik hekistotherm a plant which can grow in very cold environments plant
pla-savas blue fruit a sweet blue to black-coloured fruit plant
pla-yar-talvot cyanobacterium a photosynthetic bacterium of the class Coccogoneae or Hormogoneae, generally blue-green in color and in some species capable of nitrogen fixation; cyanobacteria were once thought to be algae plant
plantain banana-like fruit a bush that yields a red-brown fruit, shorter and fatter than a Terran banana (Official ST Cooking Manual) plant
plomeek vegetable a type of vegetable often made into a soup; also spelled plomik plant
plomik vegetable a type of vegetable often made into a soup; also spelled plomeek plant
pollu bush a bush with purple berries that are edible found near oases in the desert plant
qir'lal root - edible a benign, edible fruited thorned succulent root used for medicinal purposes; it's fruit is edible (Dwellers in the Crucible) plant
reh-krusik trimerous having flower parts, such as petals, sepals, and stamens, in sets of three plant
reh-pi'morik trifoliate having three leaves or leaflike parts, as in the trillium plant
rigelik uniramous having but one branch plant
rigelik uniramous a plant having but one branch plant
rikas-sa-nei spore a small usually single-celled reproductive body produced by many plants and some protozoans and that develops into a new individual plant
rillan gourd a particular gourd that is used to make the grease used in the Rillan festival [source: Enterprise: The Romulan War: Beneath the Raptor's Wing] plant
rinatilau-kasik thallose leafless and flat; used to describe the body of plants such as some liverworts that are leafless and flat plant
rinatilau-kastik thallophyte any of a group of plantlike organisms showing no differentiation into stem, root, or leaf, including the algae, fungi, and lichens plant
rinatilau-vukhut thallus a plant body undifferentiated into stem, root, or leaf plant
rinei-savas-tu'ashik indehiscent not splitting open at maturity: indehiscent fruit plant
riwein-nei-kastik gymnosperm a plant, such as a cycad or conifer, whose seeds are not enclosed within an ovary plant
sa'haf t'kas-sa-nei pollen sac the microsporangium of a seed plant in which pollen is produced plant
sak-fek runner a slender creeping stem that puts forth roots from nodes spaced at intervals along its length; a twining vine, such as the scarlet runner plant
sak-fek stolon a shoot that bends to the ground or that grows horizontally above the ground and produces roots and shoots at the nodes plant
sakal orchis any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes plant
sash-savas acid fruit a strong, citrus-like, oblong fruit plant
sau-krusik palmate having three or more veins, leaflets, or lobes radiating from one point; digitate: a palmate leaf plant
savas fruit generic term for the ripened ovary or ovaries of a seed-bearing plant, together with accessory parts, containing the seeds and occurring in a wide variety of forms plant
savasaya fructification the producing of fruit; a seed-bearing or spore-bearing structure plant
sazh vegetable generic term for a plant cultivated for an edible part, such as the root of the beet, the leaf of spinach, or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower plant
set-mor- deciduous plants that shed foliage at the end of the growing season (adjective) plant
set-mor-lap deciduous tree a tree that sheds its foliage at the end of the growing season plant
set-morik deciduous plants that shed foliage at the end of the growing season plant
sh'rr herb a Vulcan herb plant
sha'for tree - type a teak-like wood used for the backboard of the ka'athyra; known as Eridanian teak to non-Vulcans; also spelled shaforr plant
shaforr tree - type a teak-like wood used for the backboard of the ka'athyra; known as Eridanian teak to non-Vulcans; also spelled sha'for plant
she-luk yeast any of various unicellular fungi of the genus Saccharomyces capable of fermenting carbohydrates plant
sher skah wood a mountain grown grade of wood used in making the ka'athyra (lyrette) plant
sher'khah tree - type a wood-bearing plant whose wood is used in the ka'athyra; also spelled sherkhah plant
sherkhah tree- type a wood-bearing plant whose wood is used in the ka'athyra; also spelled sher'khah plant
si-kaluk pinna a leaflet or primary division of a pinnately compound leaf plant
si-tin t'lap-vukhut phloem the food-conducting tissue of vascular plants, consisting of sieve tubes, fibers, parenchyma, and sclereids plant
sir-soss-im grass child-sized balls of sentient loose grasses and brush; like a tumbleweed; form loose groups plant
smollar algae primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves plant
sposhan bloom the flower of a plant; the condition of being in flower plant
svai bloom the flower of a plant; the condition of being in flower plant
svai flower a plant that is cultivated or appreciated for its blossoms (noun) plant
svai-mor sepal one of the separate, usually green parts forming the calyx of a flower plant
svai-mur bud - flower a small protuberance on a stem or branch, sometimes enclosed in protective scales and containing an undeveloped flower plant
svai-teluk raceme an inflorescence having stalked flowers arranged singly along an elongated unbranched axis, as in the lily of the valley plant
svi-masu'es-kastik mesophyte a land plant that grows in an environment having a moderate amount of moisture plant
taik-luk mushroom any of various fleshy fungi characteristically having an umbrella-shaped cap borne on a stalk especially any of the edible kinds plant
talvot bacteria single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered plants plant
tehk sprout young plant growth, such as a bud or shoot; young shoots of plants such as alfalfa and soybean, usually eaten raw (noun) plant
ten-mal-gir radicle the part of a plant embryo that develops into a root plant
tersau-ulidar hilum the scar on a seed, such as a bean, indicating the point of attachment to the funiculus plant
th'laax dwarf tree a dwarf tree native to Vulcan; Amanda has several of them in the estate gardens she shares with Sarek (Orion Press Lexicon) plant
thalv-velek lamina the area of a leaf or petal; a blade plant
thav-lap conifer any of various mostly needle-leaved or scale-leaved, chiefly evergreen, cone-bearing gymnospermous trees or shrubs such as pines, spruces, and firs (VLI) plant
theris herb a Vulcan herb often made into tea plant
tikh grain a Vulcan grain; grass plant
tir-nuk tree - type type of Vulcan wood plant
tir-nuk tree - type small succulent tree, like an Earth ajouga; found in the desert plant
to'ovau-khartek growth regulator a hormone-like plant product plant
tono'pak berry a specific Vulcan berry plant
tri'hla herb a Vulcan herb plant
tuula shrubbery crimson shrubbery made up of slim pointed leaves that turn pink with small brown spots in the cold plant
tvi-tin t'lap-vukhut xylem the supporting and water-conducting tissue of vascular plants, consisting primarily of tracheids and vessels; woody tissue plant
ulef-masu-kastik helophyte a plant that flourishes in dry or drought conditions plant
um-t'ovau-nalatra meristem the undifferentiated plant tissue from which new cells are formed, as that at the tip of a stem or root plant
van-vedik ore weed plant that only grows where there is iron in the soil plant
vedik weed generic term for a plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one growing where it is not wanted, as in a garden plant
vek t'rikas-sa-nel tapetum a nutritive tissue within the sporangium, particularly within an anther plant
vukh hull the dry outer covering of a fruit, seed, or nut; a husk; the enlarged calyx of a fruit that is usually green and easily detached, e.g. a strawberry plant
waneti flowering plant flowering plant with tiny white blossoms plant
wehk-mor frond the leaf of a fern; a large compound leaf of a palm; a leaflike thallus, as of a seaweed or lichen plant
wek-savas-velek infructescence the fruiting stage of an inflorescence (a flower cluster; a flowering) plant
wek-svai-velek inflorescence a characteristic arrangement of flowers on a stem; a flower cluster; a flowering plant
wonil-wadilik leptodermous thin-walled; especially leaf cells or exothecial cells plant
wu-gad-kastik long-day plant a plant that requires more than 12 hours of daylight before flowering will occur plant
wuh-guv-svai unisexual flower a flower able to reproduce itself; a flower having only one sex plant
wuh-mor-krus leaflet one of the segments of a compound leaf; a small leaf or leaflike part plant
wuh-svai-krus floret a small or reduced flower, especially one of the grasses and composite plants, such as a daisy plant
wuh-tevunik annual a plant that completes its entire life cycle in a single growing season plant
wuh-zehlik uniseriate arranged in one row, as the seeds of a pea or string bean plant
wun-kas-slakh weapon vine a creeper used to make the ahn-wun in ancient times plant
yar grass generic term for any of various plants having slender leaves characteristic of the grass family plant
yartik grain type of grain plant
yartik-savas caryopsis a small, dry, one-seeded fruit of a cereal grass, having the fruit and the seed walls united; also called grain plant
yekuhl moss tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants; any of various green, usually small, nonvascular plants of the class Musci plant
yekvat liverwort any of numerous small, green, nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticae within the division Bryophyta plant
yelas sun plant a flowering plant with goldenrod-coloured blossoms plant
yelas-kur goldenrod any of numerous chiefly North American plants of the genus Solidago, having clusters of small yellow flower heads that bloom in late summer or fall plant
yon-savas fire fruit a strongly flavoured yellow to red-coloured fruit plant

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