Use this domain for words that refer to parts of a plant. Start with general words that all plants have. Then think through each major type of plant. Finish by thinking of specific plants that are well known (usually cultivated crops) and that have words for specific parts (e.g. tassel on a corn/maize cob).
137a Plant Parts
Louw Nida Codes:
3D Fruit Parts of Plants
3E Non-Fruit Parts of Plants
What are the basic parts of all plants?
root, trunk, stalk, branch, stem, leaf
What words refer to the roots?
root, tuber, tubercle, bulb, taproot, runner, root hairs, rootstock
What words refer to the trunk?
trunk, stalk, reed, bole, woody, base
What words refer to the branches?
branch, bough, limb, twig, stick, stem, fork
What words refer to the leaves?
leaf, leafy, pine needle, fern, foliage, palm frond, stem, blade, vein
What types of thorns are there?
thorn, spine, cactus needle, burr
What words refer to the outside of a plant?
bark, burl, knot, hull, husk, shell, cork
What is the inside of a plant called?
wood, rings, heartwood, pith, pulp, fiber
What words refer to the seeds?
seed, acorn, bean, berry, cone, ear, grain, gourd, kernel, nut, pinecone, pod, rosehip, bran, chaff, cob, corncob, germ, head of grain, hull, husk, nutshell, pod, pit, rind, section, seedcase, shell, skin, stem, stone, whole(wheat)
What words refer to the fruit?
fruit, peel, peeling, juice, pulp, pulpy, flesh, fleshy, core, skin, stem, seed
What words refer to the flowers?
flower, bloom, blossom, petal, stamen, pistil, nectar, pollen, spear, spike
What are the parts of a vine?
vine, runner, creeper
What are the parts of grass?
stem, stalk, blade of grass, straw
What are the parts of maize?
head, cob, husk, corn silk, kernel, tassel
What are the parts of a banana plant?
stalk, leaf, flower, bunch, hand, finger
What are the parts of a coconut tree?
trunk, frond, midrib, leaf, needle, nut, husk, shell, meat, milk
What is new growth on a plant called?
shoot, sprout, bud, new growth, old growth
What is a group of fruit called?
cluster of fruit, bunch of grapes, hand of bananas
What liquids are produced by plants?
sap, resin, juice, milk
What are the dead parts of plants called?
dead branches, dead wood, rot, dry rot, dead leaves, dry leaves
What words are used of plants when they have been cut down?
log, stump, grass trimmings, compost, pile of leaves, straw, hay