Glossary R-Receme

RACEME : flowers arranged like a spike but with footstalks.
RADIATE : a composite flower consisting of a disc in which the florets are tubular.
RADICAL LEAVES : leaves that rise directly from the rootstock.
RAY : the outer part of a compound radiate flower.
RECEPTACLE : the fleshy head of the peduncle supporting the flower.
RECURVED : curving outwards
REFLEX : bent or turned back.
RHIZOME : an underground creeping stem which sends out shoots above the roots below
ROSETTE : rose-shaped.

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