Glossary

Brackish - low to moderate salinity.

Compound leaves - a plant with several leaves or leaflets coming from a common leaf stalk is said to have a compound leaf structure.

Lancoelate leaves - leaves having a rounded base tapering towards a pointed tip.

Perianth - the outer envelope of a flower

Rhizomes - a form of reproduction where a plant grows an underground offshoot from its roots or stem that surfaces and grows into a new plant at a different location.

Stolon - an above ground shoot or runner that results in a new plant.

Turion - a young or emerging shoot.

Whorls - An arrangement of three or more leaves or petals radiating outwards from a single point.