Definition of Nonflowering

1. Adjective. Without flower or bloom and not producing seeds. "A flowerless plant"

Exact synonyms: Flowerless
Similar to: Spore-bearing
Antonyms: Flowering



Definition of Nonflowering

1. Adjective. (biology) Of a plant, not flowering; reproducing by means other than pollination from flowers. ¹

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Definition of Nonflowering

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonflowering

nonfleet
nonflexible
nonflexural
nonflickering
nonflier
nonfliers
nonfloatable
nonfloated
nonfloating
nonflood
nonfloor
nonfloral
nonfloristic
nonflour
nonflow
nonflowering (current term)
nonflowering plant
nonflowing
nonfluctuating
nonfluencies
nonfluency
nonfluent
nonfluent aphasia
nonfluffy
nonfluid
nonfluidized
nonfluids
nonfluorescent
nonfluorinated
nonfluorine

Literary usage of Nonflowering

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1. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"In the case of the nonflowering plants observe that there is only one large leaf. If an opportunity affords for an excursion in the woods where the plant ..."

2. Catalogue by Nevada. University, Vanderbilt University, Adelaide Circulating Library (1921)
"MORPHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE nonflowering PLANTS. A study of the morphology and physiology of algae, bacteria, fungi, mosses, ferns, and gymnosperms. ..."

3. America's Curious Botanist: A Tercentennial Reappraisal of John Bartram by Nancy Everill Hoffmann, John C. Van Horne (2004)
"Xerophyllum asphodeloides is a plant that often occurs in a nonflowering veg- 2» Merritt L. Fernald, "A Small Fascicle of Novelties. IV. ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"A fresh, green, mature, nonflowering specimen of Johnson grass, moistened with a little water and preserved with chloroform, was sent from Santa Rosa, Cal., ..."

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