retuse


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retuse

(rĭ-to͞os′, -tyo͞os′)
adj. Botany
Having a rounded or obtuse apex with a central shallow notch: a retuse leaf.

retuse

(of plant parts) blunt or truncate and slightly indented.
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1.2-1.4x longer than wide), with a rounded to truncate to retuse apex, entire margins and thin-walled leaf cells without or with very small trigones.
durandi, the fruit is obpyriform with a retuse apex.
The fruit of Fallopia (additional illustrations in Bojnansky & Fargasova, 2007) is obovate with a cuneate base and retuse apex, with three longitudinal lateral wings.
The fruit is 3-winged, obovate in outline with a cuneate base and retuse apex.
The fruit is a subcircular samara with retuse apex and base with a central rounded locular area surrounded by a pair of wings.
The fruit is a small symmetrical 3-winged elliptical samara with a retuse apex and rounded base.
The fruits are elliptical, with rounded base and rounded to retuse apex, borne on a slender pedicel.
prostrata prophylls (Figure 1A) of two shoots that develop in the cotyledonary axils are not stipulate; they have green or dark red color, with obovate shape, obtuse or retuse apex, acute base, and entire and crenate margin only in the apical region.
slightly emarginate (retuse) apices and strongly decurrent bases.
The story of northern soul: a definative history of the (lance scene that retuses to die.
He retuses to allow Rosier to marry her not because he does not have the means to afford her, but because he is such a novice collector, especially compared to himself.