crateriform


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cra·ter·i·form

(krā-ter'i-fōrm),
Hollowed like a bowl or a saucer.
[L. crater, bowl, + forma, shape]

crateriform

(krā-tĕr′ĭ-form) [Gr. krater, bowl, + L. forma, shape]
In bacteriology, relating to colonies that are saucer-shaped, crater-like, or goblet-shaped.

cra·ter·i·form

(krā-ter'i-fōrm)
Hollowed out like a bowl or a saucer.
[L. crater, bowl, + forma, shape]

crateriform

bowl-shaped, like a crater.
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In the present study, we encountered, on surfaces of internodal tracheary elements that face carinal canals, a large number of crateriform circular pits that lack pit membranes.
5 mm in diameter at apex, trigonous, greenish-white, glabrous; epigynous tube crateriform, ca.
10 mm long, 4-5 mm in diameter; placentation apical; ovules obtuse; epigynous tube crateriform, ca.
12 in number, suberect, coriaceous, forming a broadly crateriform rosette; sheaths oblong-elliptic, scarcely wider than blade, 30-35 x 17-18 cm, castaneous mainly abaxially, densely pale brown to whitish lepidote on both sides; blades sublinear, not narrowed at base, channeled at base, 120-160 x 11-13 cm wide, apex acuminate, ending in a stout blackish pungent spine ca.
Leaves 15-20 in number, coriaceous, forming a broad crateriform rosette; sheaths oblong-elliptic, 34-45 x 19-21 cm, dark castaneous and densely brown-lepidote on both sides; blades sublinear, suberectarcuate at anthesis, slightly if at all narrowed at base, 180-200 x 16-17 cm, green, nerved mainly at apex, abaxially densely and minutely white-lepidote, adaxially subdensely and inconspicuously white-lepidote, apex acuminate, ending in a dark, pungent spine, ca.
Leaves 25 in number, densely rosulate, suberect, forming a broadly crateriform rosette; sheaths broadly elliptic-ovate, ca.
10 in number, densely rosulate, suberect, forming a narrow crateriform rosette; sheaths ovate, ca.
20 in number, densely rosulate, erect, forming a broadly crateriform rosette; sheaths oblongovate, ca.
20 in number, rosulate, suberect-arcuate, coriaceous, forming a broadly crateriform rosette at base; sheaths narrowly elliptic, 28-29 x 10.