All entries of category 'botony'

Vulcan English Description Category
d'lechu desert succulent a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs botony
dah-komak- bigeneric relating to a hybrid that results from a cross between plants of different genera; having the characteristics of two different genera; a hybrid (adjective) botony
dah-komakik bigeneric relating to a hybrid that results from a cross between plants of different genera; having the characteristics of two different genera; a hybrid (adjective) botony
dah-krusik dimerous having flower parts, such as petals, sepals, and stamens, in sets of two botony
dah-patik bipinnate of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns); of leaves, twice pinnately divided botony
duvek-ashauk sciaphilic shade-loving; applied to plants (called sciophytes) that grow only in shady habitats botony
gan-tevanik dystrophic having brownish acidic waters, a high concentration of humic matter, and a small plant population botony
gol-kurek accessory pigment a pigment found in plants, algae, and some bacteria that absorbs light energy and channels it to the principal active pigment responsible for photosynthesis, usually a type of chlorophyll botony
guv-smol-mathra coccolith one of a kind of minute, calcareous bodies, probably vegetable, often abundant in deep-sea mud botony
ha'gel-fereikan photosynthesis the process in green plants by which carbohydrates are synthesized from carbon dioxide and water using light as an energy source botony
ha-snem abcission the shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant botony
k'nurt blight a botanical blight found on Vulcan which affects plomeek (Orion Press Lexicon) botony
kas-samasu-eshan transpiration the act or process of transpiring, especially through the stomata of plant tissue or the pores of the skin botony
kas-vikantaya pollination the transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant botony
kas-yar-kurek chlorophyll any of a group of green pigments that are found in the chloroplasts of plants and in other photosynthetic organisms such as cyanobacteria botony
kastik-tal botany the science or study of plants botony
kulan-to'ovaya circumnutation the successive bowing or bending in different directions of the growing tip of the stems of many plants, especially seen in climbing plants botony
kur-mortra corolla the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth botony
kus-vakh-shidik campanulate shaped like a bell, as certain flowers are botony
kwon-morik evergreen having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year (adjective) botony
lap-ek'sehl treeline/timberline the boundary between where trees grow and where they don't in alpine environments botony
lap-wein-tin canopy the uppermost layer in a forest, formed by the crowns of the trees botony
lesek-pi'fek culm the jointed hollow stem of a grass or similar plant botony
luk-has blight any of numerous plant diseases resulting in sudden conspicuous wilting and dying of affected parts, especially young, growing tissues (noun) botony
malatuvauk naturalized planted so as to give an effect of wild growth; introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation botony
natya-kasik dioecious having the male and female reproductive organs borne on separate individuals of the same species; characterized by species in which the male and female reproductive organs occur on different individuals; sexually distinct botony
ne-solektra-hatik hypogean located under the earth's surface; underground; of or relating to seed germination in which the cotyledons remain below the surface of the ground botony
nei-savas berry an indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary and having the whole wall fleshy, such as the grape or tomato; a small, juicy, fleshy fruit, such as a blackberry or raspberry, regardless of its botanical structure (VLI) botony
nei-savas-tu'ashik dehiscent spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, anther, or sporangium, to release its contents botony
patik pinnate resembling a feather; having parts or branches arranged on each side of a common axis, e.g. a polyp with a pinnate form; pinnate leaves botony
pen-gad-kastik short-day plant a plant requiring less than 12 hours of daylight in order for flowering to occur botony
ravot-ashauk entomophilous of flowering plants (especially orchids etc) that are pollinated by insects botony
rish-kas-vikantaya cross-pollination the fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another botony
sa'haf bladder any of various hollow or inflated saclike organs or structures, such as the floats of certain seaweeds or the specialized traps of bladderworts botony
shai-kas-vikantaya self-pollination transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma of the same flower botony
si-vel appendage a structure attached to or arising from a larger structure botony
snem-tor lap-wadi debark to debark a tree (verb) botony
sov-tukh-nodolaya nitrogen fixation the assimilation of atmospheric nitrogen by soil bacteria and its release for plant use on the death of the bacteria botony
svai-mortra calyx the sepals of a flower considered as a group botony
svai-tor bloom to bear a flower or flowers; to support plant life in abundance (verb) botony
svai-tu-ashya blooming the the organic process of bearing flowers botony
tevan t'kas-sa-nei pollen rain pollen rain [no definition available] botony
thav cone a unisexual reproductive structure of gymnospermous plants such as conifers and cycads botony
to'ovau-tin t'lap-vukhut cambium a lateral meristem in vascular plants, including the vascular cambium and cork cambium, that forms parallel rows of cells resulting in secondary tissues botony
tvi-seshaya absorption the uptake of liquid into the fibers of a plant botony
yol chitin a tough, protective, semitransparent substance, primarily a nitrogen-containing polysaccharide, forming the principal component of arthropod exoskeletons and the cell walls of certain fungi botony
zudlar-shidik dentate edged with toothlike projections; toothed: dentate leaves botony

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