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RNA molecules present in the cell (in at least 20 varieties, each variety capable of combining with a specific amino acid) that attach the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according to directio acceptor RNA , soluble RNA , transfer RNA , tRNA
ornamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leaves; cultivated in many varieties Acer palmatum , Japanese maple
large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North America; five-lobed leaves yellow in autumn; cultivated in many varieties Acer platanoides , Norway maple
waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles ader wax , earth wax , mineral wax , ozocerite , ozokerite
native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits apple , Malus pumila , orchard apple tree
Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea; widely cultivated in many varieties for its dense panicles of flowers in many colors; often forced by florists for Easter blooming Astilbe japonica , spiraea , spirea
wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries beach strawberry , Chilean strawberry , Fragaria chiloensis
large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties bell pepper
chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems beryl
large thorny tree of eastern and central United States having pinnately compound leaves and drooping racemes of white flowers; widely naturalized in many varieties in temperate regions black locust , Robinia pseudoacacia , yellow locust
common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere broom , Calluna vulgaris , heather , ling , Scots heather
United States horticulturist who developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables and flowers (1849-1926) Burbank , Luther Burbank
most popular caladium; cultivated in many varieties since the late 19th century Caladium bicolor
greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant roselike flowers; cultivated in many varieties Camellia japonica , japonica
Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors carnation , clove pink , Dianthus caryophyllus , gillyflower
perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions carrot , cultivated carrot , Daucus carota sativa
Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving cherry apple , cherry crab , Malus baccata , Siberian crab , Siberian crab apple
grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant Codiaeum variegatum , croton
common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes common grape vine , vinifera , vinifera grape , Vitis vinifera
widely cultivated in temperate regions in many varieties for its commercially important grain common wheat , Triticum aestivum
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