By alphabetical order:
androcée (French), androceo (Spanish)
Male part of a flower, consisting of the stamens.
- androygnous or hermaphrodite (flowers)
androgyne or hermaphrodite (French), andrógino or hermafrodita (Spanish)
Flowers containing both male (stamens) and female (carpels) structures. Also called perfect flowers.
anhthère (French), antera (Spanish)
Part of a stamen that contains the pollen.
calice (French), cáliz (Spanish)
Sepals of a flower, typically forming a whorl that encloses the petals and forms a protective layer around a flower in bud.
capitule (French), capítulo (Spanish)
Dense flat cluster of small flowers or florets, as in plants of the daisy and sunflower family (Asteraceae).
carpelle (French), carpelo (Spanish)
Female reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of an ovary, a stigma, and usually a style. May occur singly or as one of a group. Also referred as pistil.
corolle (French), corola (Spanish)
Petals of a flower, typically forming a whorl within the sepals and enclosing the reproductive organs.
filament (French), filamento (Spanish)
Slender part of a stamen that supports the anther.
gynécée (French), gineceo (Spanish)
Female part of a flower, consisting of one or more carpels.
hétérogamie (French), heterogamia (Spanish)
State in which the flowers of a plant are of two or more types.
homogamie (French), homogamia (Spanish)
State in which the flowers of a plant are all of one type (either hermaphrodite or of the same sex).
inflorescence (French), inflorescencia (Spanish)
Group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches. Can also be defined as the reproductive portion of a plant that bears a cluster of flowers in a specific pattern.
ovaire (French), ovario (Spanish)
Hollow base of the carpel of a flower, containing one or more ovules.
ovule (French), óvulo (Spanish)
Part of the ovary of seed plants that contains the female germ cell and after fertilization becomes the seed.
périanthe (French), perianto (Spanish)
Outer part of a flower, consisting of the calyx (sepals) and corolla (petals).
pétale (French), pétalo (Spanish)
Each of the segments of the corolla of a flower, which are modified leaves and are typically colored.
pistil (French), pistilo (Spanish)
protandre (French), protándrica (Spanish)
That relates to a hermaphrodite flower whose male sex organs mature before the female ones. The opposite of protogynous.
protogyne (French), protógina (Spanish)
That relates to a hermaphrodite flower whose female sex organs mature before the male ones. The opposite of protandrous.
capitule (French), racème (Spanish)
A flower cluster with the separate flowers attached by short equal stalks at equal distances along a central stem.
sépale (French), sépalo (Spanish)
Each of the parts of the calyx of a flower, enclosing the petals and typically green and leaflike.
étamine (French), estambre (Spanish)
Male fertilizing organ of a flower, typically consisting of a pollen-containing anther and a filament.
stigmate (French), estigma (Spanish)
Part of a pistil that receives the pollen during pollination.
style (French), estilo (Spanish)
Narrow, typically elongated extension of the ovary, bearing the stigma.
tépale (French), tépalo (Spanish)
Segment of the outer whorl in a flower that has no differentiation between petals and sepals.
verticille (French), verticilo (Spanish)
Each of the sets of organs, especially the petals and sepals, arranged concentrically around the receptacle.