How to use Flower bud in a sentence
The sepals are generally organs for the protection of the flower-bud; the petals, for attracting insects by their conspicuous form and color; the foliage-leaves, for the assimilation of carbon dioxide and other associated functions.
These two kinds of buds have a resemblance to each other as regards the arrangement and the development of their parts; and it sometimes happens, from injury and other causes, that the part of the axis which, in ordinary cases, would produce a leaf-bud, gives origin to a flower-bud.
A flower-bud has not in ordinary circumstances any power of extension by the continuous development of its apex.
A growth or flower bud (" axillary bud ") often appears in the axil.
Caper This is the unopened flower bud of a plant which grows wild among the rocks of Greece an Northern Africa.Advertisement
They are very silky hairy which provide the flower bud with some degree of protection in the depth of winter.
Thrips feed on cell sap by piercing the leaf or flower bud with their mouthparts.
Bud vases were originally designed to hold a single flower bud.
Those which are not required for the kitchen, if allowed to stand, and if the flower-bud is picked out on its first appearance, and the earth stirred about them, frequently produce bulbs equal in size and quality to the large ones that are imported from the Continent.
The manner in which the parts are arranged in the flower-bud with respect to each other before opening is the aestivation or praefloration.Advertisement
The latter terms are applied to the flower-bud in the same way as vernation is to the leaf-bud, and distinctive names have been given to the different arrangements exhibited, both by the leaves individually and in their relations to each other.