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

(1) Juvenile  [ Biology ]
Young, Pre-adult, Youth-form

Dictionary of botanic terminology
index of names

  In biology the term juvenile or pre-adult refers or relates to an immature organism that has not reached sexual maturity (not capable of reproduction).  
Juvenile characteristic are the one appropriate for young individuals during the stage just before adulthood or displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity.
(1) Juvenile phase [ Botany ]
  In the life cycle of a plant the juvenile phase is the time of life characterized by differences in appearance from the adult in which the plant lacks the ability to respond to flower-inducing stimuli.  




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

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