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Ref: Iris Glossaries

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Ref: Iris Glossaries
  • From: Mike Lowe <mlowe@worldiris.com>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 16:13:58 -0400

A number of the iris websites have glossaries -- some extensive, 
others a bit terse. For example, the HIPS website features the 
glossary from 'Garden Irises' L.F. Randolph, Editor. An excerpt 
containing perianth-tube is reproduced below:

Parthenogenesis -- The development of a new individual from a germ cell without
Perennial -- Living for more than two growing seasons.
Perianth -- The collective term for the petals and sepals (standards and falls
	of the iris flower).
Perianth-tube -- The slender tube of the iris flower connecting the ovary with
	the separate perianth parts (sepals and petals).
Petal -- One of the inner series of perianth parts (one of the three standards
	of the iris flower).
Petiole -- The stalk of the leaf. Back to the top
pH -- A symbol used in designating acidity or alkalinity -- A pH of 7 indicates
	a neutral condition, lower amounts indicate acidity, higher amounts
	indicate alkalinity.
Phenotype -- The sum total of the expressed characters of an individual, as
	contrasted with its genotype or genetic constitution, which is often
	partly latent.
Phylogeny -- The evolutionary history of a species or other taxonomic unit.
Pistil -- The female reproductive structure of the flower, including 
in the case
	of the iris flower the ovary, style, style-branch, and stigma.
Plastid -- A minute body in the cells in which are located green and yellow
	coloring matter (chlorophyll, carotene, etc.).

If you don't have a reference with an iris glossary, you might 
consider downloading and printing an online glossary.

Of course, the best course of action is to purchase a complete 
reference such as AIS's 'The World of Iris' or Bill Shear's  'The 
Gardener's Iris Book'.



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