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TermDefinition
whorlarrangement of three or more structures arising from a single node.
wiltloss of rigidity and drooping of plant parts generally caused by insufficient water in the plant.
wings(1) the lateral petal of a papilionaceous flower; (2) a dry, thin, membranous appendage.
witches’ broomsbroom-like growth or massed proliferation caused by the dense clustering of branches of woody plants.