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Wednesday Word (of a botanical nature)

drawing of an apple by Sue HagleyAcrotonic – A type of branching in which the shoots nearest the apex of the stem show the greatest development

Wednesday Word (of a botanical nature)

drawing of an apple by Sue HagleyZygote – The cell that results from the fusion of a male and female gamete

Wednesday Word (of a botanical nature)

drawing of an apple by Sue HagleyXenogamy – A form of allogamy, in which the ovules of a flower are fertilised by pollen from a flower on a different plant

Wednesday Word (of a botanical nature)

drawing of an apple by Sue HagleyWitches’ broom – An abnormally dense tuft of twigs in a tree, resulting from an attach by fungi, mites or viruses

Wednesday Word (of a botanical nature)

drawing of an apple by Sue HagleyTunic – The outer, dry, papery covering of a bulb or corm, often fibrous or reticulate.