ligulate


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ligulate

strap-shaped.
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Typical of the tribe Cichorieae, all florets possessed ligulate corollas, were perfect, and protandrous.
(2012), the flower stalks of ornamental sunflower are cut at the opening of the ligulate ray flowers, which may be completed after the cut, when the stalks are arranged in water-filled vases.
Its basidiomes are typically solitary, occasionally subcaespitose, filiform to clavate, ligulate or turbinate, in some species truncate and sterile at the expanded apex without marginal growth, light yellow or light orchraceous, brown, rufescent or ferruginous, flesh rather firm, not brittle, spongy in large fruitbodies (Methven, 1990).
A ligulate structure that is often interpreted as the remains of an ovuliferous scale is partly fused to seed and bract.
It has ligulate ray flowers around circumference which are without stamens and pistils, while the remaining flowers are perfect.
Stem leaves 0.7-1.0 x 0.5-0.6 mm, short and small, flat, short ligulate, rounded and dentate at the apex; hyaline cells broadly rhomboidal, often divided, without fibrils and pores, or rarely fibrillose and porose in the upper cells.
Six stages of development of capitula were categorized according to occurrence of the following morphological characteristics: development of reproductive structures (young bud); opening of capitula (mature bud); development of ligulate florets and, development by E.
Juxta with a ligulate process medially and a pair of narrow, long lateral processes.
Flowers distichously arranged, 2-4 mm pedicellate, opening during the day; sepals narrowly elliptic, acute, free, 17-19 mm long, carinate, nerved, glabrous, pale green; corolla semi-tubular, spreading at the apex, blue-violet to blue, paler proximally; petals ligulate, acute, 38-42 mm long with a pair of basal appendages; stamens & style exserted.
The ligulate genus Lepidobothrodendron Daber 1959 differs from Bothrodendron in having faint cushion outlines enclosing a leaf scar, ligule pit and two external parichnos.