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


Dictionary: BOTANICAL & TECHNICAL TERMINOLOGY
Glossary of terms beginning with
S
CACTUSPEDIA       
A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 
 
 

S

Salt [ Biology - Chemistry ]

Salt tolerant [ Ecology  ]

Salt tolerant [ Ecology  ]

Sand - Sandy [ Geology - Horticulture ]

Sap [ Botany ]

Sapromyophily [ Botany ]

Saturation [ Chemistry - Pedology - Physics ]

Saxicole [ Botany - Ecology ]

Scale [ Botany ]

Scale-like insects [ Phytoparasitology ]

Scape [ Botany ]

Scar [ Botany ]

Scarification [ Horticulture ]

Scarious [ Botany ]

Schizocarpic fruit [ Botany ]

Schizochromism  [ Botany - Biology ]

Scientific classification [ Taxonomy ]

Scientific name [ Taxonomy ]

Scion [ Horticulture ]

Sclereid [ Botany ]

Sclerenchyma [ Botany ]

Season [ Ecology - Botany - Climatology ]

Secondary [ Botany - Biology ]

Secondary growth [ Botany ]

Secondary meristem [ Botany ]

Secondary phloem [ Botany ]

Secondary root [ Botany ]

Secondary sexual characteristics [ Botany ]

Secondary tissues [ Botany ]

Secondary xylem [ Botany ]

Secretion - Secrete [ Botany - Biology ]

Section [ Taxonomy ]

Seed [ Botany ]

Seed coat [ Botany ]

Seed plant [ Botany ]

Seed pod [ Botany ]

Seedless [ Botany ]

Seedling [ Botany ]

Segment [ Botany - Morphology ]

Segregate - Segregation  [ Taxonomy ]

Selection  [ Biology - Genetics - Horticulture ]

Selective advantage [ Biology - Genetics ]

Selective breeding [ Genetics ]

Selective fertilization [ Horticulture ]

Self-fertilization [ Biology - Botany ]

Self-pollination [ Botany - Genetics ]

Semi-  [ Prefix ]

Semi-dormant season [ Botany  - Ecology ]

Semi-double flowering [ Botany  - Horticulture ]

Semierect [ Botany ]

Semiprostrate [ Botany ]

Sense [ Biology ]

Senescence [ Biology ]

Sensitive [ Botany - Biology ]

Sensu lato  [ Taxonomy ]

Sensu stricto [ Taxonomy ]

Sepal [ Botany ]

Sepaloid [ Botany ]

Separation - Separable [ Botany ]

Septum [ Botany ]

Series [ Taxonomy ]

Serrate [ Botany ]

Serrulate [ Botany ]

Sessile [ Botany ]

Seta - Setae [ Botany ]

Sex sexual [ Biology ]

Sex organ [ Biology ]

Sexual dimorphism [ Biology ]

Sexual maturity [ Biology ]

Sexual reproduction [ Biology ]

Shade - Shadow [ Ecology - Horticulture ]

Shading net [Horticulture ]

Shoot [ Botany ]

Shoot system [ Botany ]

Short days plant [ Botany ]

Short lived [ Botany ]

Shrub [ Botany ]

Shrubland [ Ecology ]

Shrunken [ Botany ]

Sieve elements [ Botany ]

Sign [ Pathology - Physiology ]

Signal [ Biology ]

Silicon [ Chemistry - Physiology ]

Silique - Silicle [ Botany ]

Silt [ Agronomy - Geology ]

Simple [ Botany ]

Simple flrower [ Botany ]

Simple fruit [ Botany ]

Simple leaf [ Botany ]

Simple pistil (Simple ovary) [ Botany ]

Sine numero [ Taxonomy ]

Single-flowering [ Botany - Horticulture ]

Sinuate [ Botany ]

Sinus [ Botany ]

Sister  [ Biology ]

Sister taxa [ Cladistics -Taxonomy ]

Skin [ Botany ]  

Slope [ Landscaping - Ecology ]

Slow growing [ Botany - Horticulture ]

Slugs [ Zoology - Biology - Horticulture ]

Smell [ Botany ]

Snails [ Zoology - Biology - Horticulture ]

Snow [  Ecology - Horticulture - Meteorology ]

Soaking [ Horticulture ]

Sodium [ Agronomy - Chemistry - Physiology ]

Soft rot [ Horticulture - Phytopathology ]

Softening [  Phytopathology ]

Soil [ Pedology ]

Soil born [ Pathology ]

Soil compaction [ Agronomy - Horticulture ]

Soilless medium [ Horticulture ]

Soil level or surface [ Botany ]

Soil solution (Soil water) [ Agronomy - Horticulture ]

Soil structure [ Agronomy - Horticulture ]

Soil temperature [ Agronomy - Horticulture ]

Solid [ Physics ]

Solitary [ Habit of growth - Botany ]

Soluble [ Chemistry - Physics ]

Soluble powder [ Chemistry - Physics ]

Solum [ Agronomy - Pedology ]

Solute [ Chemistry ]

Solution [ Chemistry ]

Somaclonal mutation [ Genetics ]

Somatic [ Biology ]

Somatic mutation [ Biology - Genetics ]

Sooty mould [ Phytopathology - Phytoparasitology ]

Southern hemisphere [ Biogeography ]

Sowing [ Horticulture ]

Space [ Physics ]

Spatulate [ Botany ]

Specialized [ Biology - Ecology ]

Speciation [ Biology - Taxonomy ]

Specie nova [ Taxonomy ]

Species [ Biology ]

Species affinis  (abbreviation: sp. aff. )  [ Taxonomy ]

Species abundance [ Ecology ]

Species composition [ Ecology ]

Species diversity [ Ecology ]

Species richness [ Ecology ]

Specimen [ Biology - Taxonomy - Horticulture ]

Sperm spermatozoon (pl. spermatozoa )[ Botany - Biology ]

Spermatophyte [ Botany ]

Spheric- spherical [ Biology ]

Sphingophily [ Botany ]

Spider-like [ Botany ]

Spike [ Botany ]

Spikelet [ Botany ]

Spination [ Botany ]

Spindle-shaped [ Botany ]

Spine cluster [ Botany ]

Spineless [ Botany ]

Spines [ Botany ]

Spinescent [ Botany ]

Spiniferous [ Botany ]

Spinose-dentate [ Botany ]

Spiny [ Botany ]

Sporangium [ Botany ]

Spore [ Botany ]

Sporophyte [ Botany ]

Sport [ Genetics ]

Spots [ Morphology - Phytopathology - Gardening ]

Sprawling [ Botany ]

Spread - Spreading [ Botany - Morphology ]

Spring [ Ecology - Climatology ]

Spring ephemeral [ Botany ]

Sprout [ Botany ]

Spur [ Botany ]

Squama - Squamiform [ Botany ]

Stage [ Botany - Biology ]

Stagnant [ Horticulture ]

Stalk [ Botany ]

Stamen [ Botany ]

Staminate flower [ Botany ]

Staminode [ Botany ]

Stand [ Botany - Ecology - Agronomy ]

Star tree [ Cladistics - Taxonomy ]

Starch [ Botany - Biochemistry]

State [ Physics ]

Stationary (Stationary phase) [  Biology - Physiology ]

Stele [ Botany ]

Stellate [ Botany ]

Stem [ Botany ]

Stem burst (rupture - split - fracture )[ Botany ]

Stem cutting[ Horticulture ]

Stem photosynthetic plants [ Botany ]

Stem succulent [ Botany ]

Stemless [ Botany ]

Steppe [ Biogeography - Ecology ]

Sterile [ Biology - Botany - Pathology - Ecology]

Stigma  [ Botany - Biology ]

Stigmatic chamber  [ Botany ]

Stimuli [ Biology ]

Stipe [ Botany ]

Stipula - Stipuliferous - Stipuliformis [ Botany ]

Stipular scar [ Botany ]

Stock [ Horticulture ]

Stolon [ Botany ]

Stoma (plural Stomata) [ Botany ]

Stone fruit [ Botany ]

Stone - Stony [ Botany - Pedology - Geology ]

Storage [ Botany ]

Storage compounds [ Botany ]

Storage organ [ Botany ]

Strain [ Botany - Biology - Genetics - Physiology ]

Stratification [ Agronomy - Horticulture ]

Stratum (Plural Strata) [ Ecology - Agronomy - Biology ]

Stress [ Physiology ]

Structure [ Biology ]

Style [ Botany ]

Sub- [ Prefix ]

Subadult [ Botany - Biology  ]

Subantartic [ Ecology - Climatology -Biogeography ]

Subapical [ Botany ]

Subartic [ Ecology - Climatology - Biogeography ]

Subaxillary [ Botany ]

Subclass [ Taxonomy ]

Sub-culture [ Horticulture - Micropropagation ]

Subequal [ Botany  ]

Subequatorial [ Ecology - Climatology - Biogeography ]

Suberin [ Botany - Biochemistry ]

Subfamily [ Taxonomy ]

Subgenus - Subgenera [ Taxonomy ]

Subglobose [ Botany ]

Sublimation [ Physics ]

Subobtuse [ Botany ]

Subquadrangular [ Botany ]

Subsessile [ Botany ]

Subshrub [ Botany ]

Subsoil [ Agronomy - Pedology ]

Subspecies [ Taxonomy ]

Substance [ Biology - Chemistry - Biochemistry ]

Substratum [ Horticulture - Ecology - Pedology ]

Subtend [ Botany ]

Subterminal [ Botany ]

Subterranean [ Botany ]

Subtropical [  [ Ecology - Climatology -Biogeography ]

Subulate [ Botany ]

Subvariety [ Taxonomy ]

Succulent - succulence [ Botany ]

Suckers [ Botany ]

Suffix [ used in Biological Terminology ) ]

Sugars [ Botany - Biochemistry ]

Sugar-content [ Botany ]

Sulphur [ Chemistry - Physiology ]

Summer [ Ecology - Climatology ]

Summer dormancy [ Botany - Horticulture ]

Sun exposure [ Horticulture - Ecology ]

Sunlight [ Botany - Physiology - Ecology ]

Super- [ Prefix ]

Superdomain [ Taxonomy ]

Superficial [ Botany - Pedology ]

Superimposed [ Botany ]

Superior [ Botany ]

Superior ovary [ Botany ]

Support (means of support) [ Horticulture ]

Support system [ Botany ]

Surculose [ Botany ]

Surface [ Botany ]

Surface feature [ Botany ]

Surface pattern [ Botany - Horticulture ]

Survival [ Biology -Ecology ]

Susceptible [ Botany - Horticulture ]

Suture [ Botany ]

Symbiosis [ Botany ]

Symmetry - Symmetric [ Botany - Biology - Morphology - Habit of growth ]

Sympatric [ Biology ]

Symptom [ Pathology ]

Symptomology [ Pathology ]

Synapomorphy [ Taxonomy - Biology ]

Syncarp [ Botany ]

Syncarpous [ Botany ]

Synchronized flowering [ Botany - Ecology ]

Synonym [ Taxonomy ]

Synonymus novum [ Taxonomy ]

Synthesis [ Biology - Chemistry ]

Synthetic [ Biology -Chemistry ]

Syntype [ Taxonomy ]

System [ Botany - Biology - Physiology]

Systematics [ Taxonomy ]

Systemic [ Chemistry - Horticulture - Phytopathology ]

 
 

 

 

1



 

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

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