"No, it appears that the ovary is inferior and the involucre is petaloid."
Now to a botanist that is one of the simplest sentences you can expect to use in a day's work. the time you are saying:
"The four pointy thing is white and it's supposed to be green!"
it is usually time to pack it in and call it a day. But for the rest of life, and especially writing, you want to keep it simple. Like Hemingway short sentences and short words are key.