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lanceolate

 [lan´se-o-lát]
shaped like a small blade or lance.

lanceolate

(lăn′sē-ə-lāt′)
adj.
Shaped like the head of a lance; tapering from a rounded base toward the apex: lanceolate leaves.

lan′ce·o·late′ly adv.

lanceolate

(of plant structures) tapering to a point.

Lanceolate

Narrow, leaf shape that is longer than it is wide, and pointed at the end.
Mentioned in: Echinacea
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12) narrow and elongate, apex wider than base, ventral margin with median projection, lateral to which lies pair of wide lanceolate lobes with tapered prolonged tips.
leaflets, in contrast to the papyraceous, lanceolate, generally acute
5-1 cm in length; blade lanceolate to ovate, 6-7 X 3-4 cm, apex acuminate, base round, eucamptodromous, green, semi-coriaceous.
There were few accessions in the lanceolate or linear classes and even fewer large leaflet types.
5-1 mm, lanceolate to arachnoids, black, lustrous, appressed, dispersed, marginally fimbriate; blade (6-) 16-38 x (2-) 3.
Female flowers: to 4-5 mm wide at anthesis; sepals 3(4), <1 mm long, triangular, red tipped; petals 3(4), lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, 1 mm long, 0.
However, the leaves of Annularia are linear-lanceolate, lanceolate or spatulate, with the broadest part in the middle of the leaf or near the apex; Asterophyllites has narrower, almost parallel-sided leaves, with the broadest part in the lower third, and a pointed apex.
These leaves with different shapes can be grouped into two distinct categories; the first one is called ovate and includes basal and petiolate leaves, arranged in the form of a rosette, while the second one, the lanceolate, refers to smaller leaves and amplexicaul leaves that emerge after stem elongation.