Plant Structures
bark: (L): -cortex, cortici-; (G): phloeo-, -phloeus
berry: (L): acini-, -acinus; (G): cocco-, -coccus; (L): -bacca, bacci-
bramble: (G): bato-, -batus
branch: (G): clado-, -cladus; (L): ram-, rami-, ramo-, -ramus
bud: (L): gemm-, -gemma
flower: (G): -anthemum, antho-, -anthus; (L): -flora, flori-
fruit: (G): carp-, carpo-,-carpus; (L): fructi-,-fructus; (L): porno-, -pomus
leaf: (L): foli-, -folium; (G): phyllo-, -phyllum
nut: (G): caryo-, -caryum; (L): nuci-, -nux
root: (L): radici-, -radix; (G): -rhiza, rhizo-
seed: (G): blasto-, -blastus; (L): -semen, semini-; (G): -sperma,
spermato-; (G): -spora, sporo-
stalkorstem: (L): cauli-,-caulis; (G): caulo-,-caulus; (L): petiol-, -petiolus; (L): -stipes, stipit-
thorn or spine: (G): -acantha, acantho-; (L): -spina, spini-

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