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reticulate

(rĭ-tĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′)
adj.
1. Resembling or forming a net or network: reticulate veins of a leaf.
2. Relating to or being an evolutionary process that involves the exchange of genes between organisms of different species, as in the formation of a new species through hybridization.
v. (-lāt′) reticu·lated, reticu·lating, reticu·lates
v.tr.
1. To make a net or network of.
2. To mark with lines resembling a network.
v.intr.
To form a net or network.

re·tic′u·late·ly adv.
re·tic′u·la′tion n.
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reticulated

, reticulate (rĕ-tik′yŭ-lāt″ĕd) (-lăt, -lāt″) [ reticulo-]
Pert. to or forming a reticulum or network.
reticulation (rĕ-tik″yŭ-lā′shŏn)
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reticulate

arranged in a network, as, for example, the venation of a leaf or of an insect's wing.
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Basal leaves petiolate, rosulate or not, simple, entire or dentate to pinnately lobed, reticulately veined; cauline leaves petiolate or sessile, sometimes auriculate to sagittate, entire or dentate, rarely pinnately lobed to pinnatisect.
Basal leaves absent; cauline leaves numerous, sessile, often fleshy and becoming leathery upon drying, petiolate or sessile and auriculate or not at base, rarely sagittate or amplexicaul, entire or coarsely dentate, rarely pinnatisect, reticulately veined.