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This is the concise key for ALL the possible flower-characteristic icons that could appear on a Flower Page, presented in the order that they would. More-detailed individual explanations for each set of keys are to be found elsewhere, in the  HELP menu.

The word immediately above each icon is the word that would be used to precede the identifying word (which appears immediately below the icon) in a flower search. For instance, to search for a mostly pink flower, use 'flower?pink' as one of the search terms, including the bridging '?'. Use SEARCH SITE for a more-detailed explanation of search terms.

FLOWERING MONTHS

month


PAPPUS (if any)

Pappus:  (fawn, simple/compound, long/short, bristly, not borne by wind)


BERRY (if any)

Berries: berryZpossible         berryZgreen berryZyellow berryZorange berryZred  (poisonous, acrid, hard)


CATEGORY

category
category8Trees
trees
category
category8Shrubs
shrubs
category
category8UnderShrubs
undershrubs

category
category8Evergreen
evergreen
category
category8Semievergreen
semievergreen
category
category8Deciduous
deciduous
category
category8Coniferous
coniferous
category
category8Broadleaf
broadleaf

category
category8Ferns
ferns
category
category8Grasses
grasses
category
category8Lichens
lichens
category
category8Liverworts
liverworts
category
category8Mosses
mosses
category
categoryZMushrooms
mushrooms

category
category8Climbers
climbers
category
category8Crops
crops
category
category8Butterflies
butterflies
category
category8Moths
moths


STATUS

status

native
status

archaeophyte
status

neophyte
status

casual
status

alien


MAJOR FLOWER COLOUR

flower

white
flower

cream
flower

yellow
flower

orange
flower

red
flower

pink
flower

azure
flower

lilac

flower

mauve
flower

purple
flower

blue
flower

indigo
flower

beetroot
flower

green
flower

brown
flower

black

flower

bicolour
flower

multicolour


MINOR FLOWER COLOUR (only if different from major colour)

inner

white
inner

cream
inner

yellow
inner

orange
inner

red
inner

pink
inner

azure
inner

lilac
inner

mauve
inner

purple

inner

blue
inner

indigo
inner

beetroot
inner

green
inner

brown
inner

bicolour
inner

multicolour
inner

black


MORPHOLOGY (FLORAL SYMMETRY)

morph

actino
morph

zygo
morph

hemizygo
morph

asymmetric
morph

peloric


NUMBER OF PETALS

petals

0

petals

1
petals

2
petals

3
petals

4
petals

5
petals

6
petals

7
petals

8
petals

9
petals

10
petals

12

petals

many
petals

cleft
N.B. If the petals are deeply cleft, then it can give the appearance of 'doubling' the number of petals.


FLOWER TYPE [OVERALL FORM]

type
typeZclustered
clustered
type
typeZglobed
globed
type
typeZcatkins
catkins
type
typeZumbel
umbel
type
typeZtieredwhorls
whorls
type
typeZspiked
spiked
type
typeZpanicle
panicle

FLOWER TYPE [PETALS]

type
typeZtrumpet
trumpet
type
typeZbell
bell
type
typeZfused
fused
type
typeZfringed
fringed
type
typeZtubular
tubular
type
typeZspurred
spurred


STEM SHAPE

stem

square
stem

angular
stem

oval
stem

lens
stem

triangular
stem

round
stem

hollow
stem

winged
stem

ribbed
stem

fluted

stem

milkysap
stem
stem8spines stem8thorns
thorns


SMELLS LIKE...

smell

foul


TOXICITY

toxicity

severe
toxicity

high
toxicity

medium
toxicity

lowish


DANGEROUS BY PHYSICAL CONTACT

contact

severe
contact

high
contact

medium
contact

lowish


RARITY

rarity

uncommon
rarity

scarce
rarity

rare


SEX

sex

dioecious
sex

monoecious
sex

bisexual
sex

male
sex

female

sex

 heterostylous  
(pin/thrum)
sex

 heterostylous 
(pin)
sex

 heterostylous 
(thrum)



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