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Umbel
An inflorescence in which the flower stalks arise from a common point, as in Cirrhopetalum.
Last Updated: 01-26-2008 @ 05:59 PM 
Submitted By: Oscarman

Unifoliate
Having one leaf.
Last Updated: 05-08-2006 @ 11:54 PM 
Submitted By: Oscarman

Velamen
A thick layer of corklike, water-absorbing cells surrounding the roots of epiphytic orchids. The velamen acts much like a sponge when moisture is present and it contains canals and channels to move the water inward.
Last Updated: 06-28-2006 @ 11:58 AM 
Submitted By: Oscarman

Vinicolor
A color type often used to describe paphiopedilum orchids which display richly colored flowers of wine-red, burgundy and black.
Last Updated: 07-06-2010 @ 01:20 AM 
Submitted By: Oscarman

Viscidium
A sticky gland, disc-shaped, joined to the pollinium by the caudicle, and which sticks to some parts of an insect and allows the pollen to be carried to another flower
Last Updated: 07-07-2010 @ 01:22 PM 
Submitted By: Oscarman

Zygomorphic
Bilaterally symmetrical. Capable of being divided into essentially symmetrical halves by only one longitudinal plane passing through the axis.
Last Updated: 01-18-2013 @ 11:52 AM 
Submitted By: Oscarman

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