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fal·ci·form

(fal'si-fōrm),
Having a crescentic or sickle shape.
Synonym(s): falcate
[L. falx, sickle, + forma, form]
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falcate

(făl′kāt′) also

falcated

(-kā′tĭd)
adj.
Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.
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fal·ci·form

(fal'si-fōrm)
Having a crescentic or sickle shape.
Synonym(s): falcate.
[L. falx, sickle, + forma, form]
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falcate

sickle-shaped.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Leaves falcate, (3.5-)5-9 cm x 4-5 mm, acuminate or attenuate, the spiny tip [less than]0.5 mm; midrib inconspicuous, slightly impressed, aromatic.
Forewing ground color white; costal margin smooth, brown; barely falcate at apex; subbasal fascia gray and weakly marked; antemedial fascia light color and broad; medial fascia dark color and rather broad; postmedial fascia dark color, broad and slight excurved in middle; subterminal fascia slender, grayish brown; cilia short, grayish white.
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Thumb narrow and falcate, or a saucer-shaped, laminate plate broadening apically, curving away from other apical elements.
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Caballero (1948) described Fritillaria falcata in the Sierra de Francia (Salamanca), pointing out that it was a very different species from other known species of the genus on the basis of its small size, its falcate leaves and the presence of a single flower.