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Plant Morphology

Plant morphology or phytomorphology is the study of the physical form and external structure of plants. This usually considered distinct from plant anatomy, which is the study of the internal structure of plants, especially at the microcopic level. Plant morphology is useful in the visual identification of plants.

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Plant Anatomy

Plant anatomy or phytotomy is the general term for the study of the internal structure of plants. Flower anatomyCalyxCorollaAndroeciumGynoecium Leaf anatomyLeaf anatomy Stem anatomyStem structure Fruit / Seed anatomyOvuleSeed structurePericarpAccessory fruit Wood anatomyBarkCorkPhloemVascular cambiumHeartwood and sapwoodBranch collar Root anatomyRoot structure

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Dendrology is the study of woody plants. These include trees: erect woody plants usually with one central trunk; shrubs: erect plants with numerous woody stems; and vines: woody plants that require an erect substrate for support. Dendrology tends to focus on economically useful woody plants, their identification and horticultural or silvicultural properties. Dendrology is often …

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Botany For Survival

Botany is the scientific study of plants. Botany encompasses aspects of the study of all plants, including algae, mosses, ferns, gymnosperms and flowering plants, which may occur on land, in rivers and lakes and the oceans. It includes aspects of plant distribution patterns, genetic relationships, physiology and biochemistry, and plant interactions with each other, animals and different environments. Branches of Botany Plant anatomy Dendrology Plant morphology Plant physiology …

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