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stipule

one of a pair of leaflets found at the base of a leaf where it joins the stem. Stipules are common in many plant families such as Rosaceae.
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0.1 mm long, dense to sparse, orange and trichomes tector 0.050.1 mm long, straight, sparse, distributed on the branches, stipules, petioles, rachis and pedicels.
The taxon is characterized by the presence of a peculiar indumentum, composed principally of 0.1 mm long, glandular, orange-colored trichomes present on the branches, stipules, petiole, rachis and inflorescence.
Indumentum tomentulose constituted of trichomes tector 0.3-0.5 mm long, dense to sparse, pale, rufous, distributed on the branches, stipules, petioles, rachis, abaxial face of the leaflets, ribs, bracts, pedicels, sepals, ovary and fruit.
For Environmental scanning electron microscopy (ESEM) stipules fragments were removed and disposed on appropriated aluminum stubs.
Note stipules (open arrow) and leafs; B--Reproductive shoot apex.
Leaflets, at least some, alternate or irregularly arranged on leafstalk; stipules 2-6 mm long; calyx 3-6 mm long____2.
Leaflets opposite on leafstalk; stipules obsoluescent to 2 mm long; calyx 1-2 mm long____3
Species of Didymaea are characterized by their procumbent or climbing stems, opposite leaves with ovate, oblong-ovate, lanceolate, elliptic, or rarely linear blades, small, shallowly to deeply bilobed or geminate interpetiolar stipules, axillary inflorescences with small, bisexual homostylous flowers with calyces reduced or absent, small, white to purple corollas with short tubes and 4-valvate lobes, 4 stamens with dorsifixed anthers, 2-locular ovaries with one axillary ovule per locule, and black, drupaceous fruits that are dimidiate and deeply bisulcate or sometimes subglobose.
1 Stipules entire to shortly bifid (divided less than half way); fruits globose (nondimidiate) ...
woodsii or Woods Rose has a prickle at the base of the stipules and R.
Colleters occur exclusively on the stipules between trichomes (Fig.
The beginning of colleter differentiation can be seen in the younger stipules, that is, those closer to the apical meristem (Fig.