||a bud at the tip of a stem responsible for terminal growth.
|axillary bud or lateral bud
||buds along side the axis of a stem; once they grow and form a stem
they become terminal buds.
||a bud containing the floral meristem which develops into flowers
||a scar marking the former point of attachment of a leaf or petiole
to the stem.
||part of the stem marking point of attachment of leaves, buds and other
||the part of the stem between the nodes.
||rough areas on stems
(and some fruits, ex. apple) where loosely packed cells extend from
the cortex through the ruptured epidermis; they function as breathing pores
for gas exchange.
||bud scale scars from the last terminal bud. Can be used to age
||an underdeveloped and unelongated stem composed of a short axis with
compressed internodes , a meristematic apex, and primordial leaves and/or