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cuneate

 [ku´ne-āt]
wedge-shaped.

cu·ne·ate

(kū'nē-āt),
Wedge-shaped.
[L. cuneus, wedge]

cuneate

/cu·ne·ate/ (ku´ne-āt) cuneiform.

cuneate

(kyo͞o′nē-ĭt, -āt′)
adj.
Wedge-shaped. Used especially to describe a leaf or petal base that is narrowly triangular.

cu′ne·ate′ly adv.

cuneate

[kyo̅o̅′nē·āt]
Etymology: L, cuneus, wedge
(of tissue) wedge-shaped, especially in relation to cells of the nervous system.

cu·ne·ate

(kyū'nē-āt)
Wedge-shaped.
[L. cuneus, wedge]

cuneate

(of leaves) wedge-shaped.

cuneate

; cuneiform wedge-shaped

cu·ne·ate

(kyū'nē-āt)
Wedge-shaped.
[L. cuneus, wedge]

cuneate

wedge-shaped.

cuneate tubercle
a slight elevation in the medulla oblongata indicating the position of the cuneate nucleus of the lemniscal system.
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9-3 cm wide, elliptical or narrowly ovate, cuneate to rounded and sometimes short-decurrent at base, flat or slightly revolute at margin, abruptly short-acuminate or obtuse and apiculate at apex, glabrous or bearing a few short appressed hairs abaxially near base, bearing 2 large raised glands on abaxial surface at base and occasionally 1 or 2 additional glands on abaxial surface above base, the glands rarely on decurrent laminar tissue and appearing to be on apex of petiole, the principal lateral veins 4-6 on each side of midrib; petiole of larger leaves 7-14 mm long, very sparsely sericeous to soon glabrate, eglandular except for glands on decurrent lamina (see above); stipules 0.
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5-3 cm, base nearly round, truncate or slightly cuneate, margins with short and triangular teeth, each ending in a callose papilla, apex acuminate to cuspidate, green and often suffused with purple and slightly puberulous on the abaxial surface, venation brochidodromous, secondary veins 6-8 pairs, ascending in ca.
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Petals are deciduous or sometimes persistent after anthesis; ovate, elliptic or obovate, and sometimes with an ungiculate or cuneate base.
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It is elliptical to obovate, apically rounded to cordate, basally cuneate to round.