spathulate


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spathulate

(of plant structures) paddle or spoon-shaped.
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As mentioned above, the marginal teeth at the end of the series, particularly the outermost one, have a broader, more spathulate cusp with a finely dentate, almost feathered margin (Fig.
The fourth type has style branches spathulate, with very long collector hairs in the distal third (Criscia Katinas).
These crosses showed strong crossincompatibility and pollen germination was confined to the stigmatic surface which was arrested with coiled or spathulate pollen tips.
butterflies, birds and even the Spathulate Fleawort - a plant that only grows on Holy Island and nowhere else in the whole world.
Lateral tooth cusps with an elongate, rather spathulate central denticle and relatively coarse secondary denticles on outer margin, inner margin with few if any denticles.
Leaves alternate, sparse to densely imbricate; sessile to clasping; blades linear, subulate, oblanceolate to spathulate, pinnately, three-veined, or with a conspicuous central vein, margin entire, ciliate to dentate, glabrous to densely pubescent.