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bacteriaa unicellular microscopic organism that lacks chlorophyll and multiples by fission.
bacteriala unicellular microscopic organism that lacks chlorophyll and multiples by fission.
bacteriuma unicellular microscopic organism that lacks chlorophyll and multiples by fission.
basalpertaining to the extremity of an organ by which it is attached to its support; said of leaves when at base of plant only. See rosette.
biennialof two season's duration, normally flowering, fruiting and dying the second growing season from time of seed germination.
blighta disease characterized by general and rapid killing of leaves, flowers, and stems.
bractsa much-reduced leaf, often scale-like and usually associated with a flower or inflorescence.