Home | E-mail | Plant files |  Dictionary  | Search 

 
 
 
Clump  [ Botany ]
Synonym: Cluster
Adjective: Clumpy

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  A clump or cluster is mass; a lump, a thick group of growing things, as of trees, bushes or basal shoots. For example a clump of moss)  
     
To clump (Intransitive and transitive verb: past clumped, past participle clumped, present participle clumping, 3rd person present singular clumps)
     
  To gather, to combine things  into mass or form lumps or thick groupings of something.  
     
Clumping habit  [ Botany - Morphology ]
Synonym:
Clump forming, Clustering habit, Clumpy, Offsetting
Epithelantha micromeris ssp. polycephalaA clumping or clustering  habit is a vegetative features that describe a  plant whit lots of basal shoots forming a tight or open clumps or groups.
 


Left: A clump (cluster) of Epithelantha micromeris ssp. polycephala

 

 

1



 

Old Cactuspedia home | E-mail | Photo gallery | Dictionary | Search 

Please note: this is an obsolete page Try the new Cactuspedia interface