Deutsche Rhododendron-Gesellschaft e.V.

Deutsche
Rhododendron-Gesellschaft e.V. (DRG)

Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft für immergrüne Laub- und Nadelgehölze

Glossary

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acicularnadelförmigaciculaire
Leaf shape: Slender and pointed, needle-like

acuminatestachelspitzigacuminé
Leaf shape: Tapering to a long point.

adenineAdeninadénine
The nucleic acids DNA and RNA consists of four nucleobases, that are adenine, thymine (DNA)/ uracil (RNA), guanine and cytosine.
Adenine also is component of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), that is most important for intracellular energy transfer.

adenosinetriphosphate (ATP)Adenosintriphosphat (ATP)adénosine triphosphate (ATP)
Adenosinetriphosphate is a multifunctional nucleotide that is most important for intracellular transport of chemical energy. It is produced as an energy source during the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration and consumed by many enzymes and a multitude of cellular processes including biosynthetic reactions, motility and cell division.

alpine houseAlpinenhausserre alpine

alternatewechselständigalterne
neither opposite or whorl

annual planteinjährige Pflanzeplante annuelle
Plant that lives for one year or less.

antherAnthereanthère
The part of the flower producing the male pollen.

apomixisApomixisapomixie
A plant produced without fertilization.

aristatestachelspitzigaristate
Leaf shape: Ending in a stiff, bristle-like point

axillary budAchselknospeaisselle
Produced in the angle formed by a leaf or lateral branch with the stem.