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Hot ginger. iPhone 6 photo close-up of flower head of ginger, gardens of the Hotel Bougainvillea, Costa Rica.

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Plant Terminology

Understanding the naming of parts of a plant is essential to the use of botanical keys. Here’s a start:

Identiplant Course

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Inflorescence – the complete flower head of a plant including stems, stalks, bracts, and flowers; arrangement of the flowers on a plant; a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches;  a floral axis with its appendages; process of blossoming or flowering; budding and unfolding of blossoms.

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Crimson Flower Close-Up

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Colorful Green Plant with Green Flowers

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Bunch of Petunias in Purple Shades

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Inflorescence

I’ve begun reading Lewellyn’s Spiritual Ecology, a collection of essays by those representing the unheard voices that suffer from human exploitation of nature. The authors’ shared diagnosis is that we are rushing towards the limits of the Earth’s restorative capacities, with the prescription that we must regain the spiritual bond with nature that we once had as tribal peoples. 573 more words

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