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plant morphology
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The form, shape and 3D spatial relationships (structure) of plant parts and whole plants.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/8591.rdf
Scope Note
Use for the 3D study of individual plants and plant parts; For the spatial characterization of plant communities USE vegetation structure.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/8591
Used For
physiognomy (individual plants)
Broader Term
anatomy and morphology
Narrower Term
leaf angle
leaf morphology
phyllotaxy
plant architecture
root systems
seed morphology
stem form
Related Term
bud sport
morphospecies
normalized difference vegetation index
plant morphogenesis
vegetation index
vegetation structure
Spanish
morfología de las plantas
Term Number
8591