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, serrulated (ser'ū-lāt, -lā'ted),
Finely serrate.
[L. serrula, a small saw, dim. of serra]


(sĕr′yə-lĭt, -lāt′, sĕr′ə-) also


Having very small sawlike projections on the margin: a serrulate leaf.


(sĕr′ū-lāt) [L. serrulatus]
Finely notched or serrated.
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Type 2 is serrulate, slender, and has 18-25 sensory cells; it also has a terminal pore from which sensory cilia protrude into the external environment.
Basal leaves 2-8(11) x 0.3-1.5(-2.5) cm; petioles 0.5-3.5(-5) cm; leaf blade oblanceolate, glabrous or pubescent only along midvein, margin serrate to serrulate along entire length, ciliate; middle cauline leaves 1-2.5 x 0.2-0.6 cm, sessile, base auriculate, margin subentire to serrate.
Leaves spirally arranged; petiole (0.5-)1-2 cm long, green, occasionally suffused with purple, densely pubescent; blades proximal and distal of the same shape, the distal slightly smaller, ovate to ovate-elliptic, (7-)8-14(-18) x (4-)5-7(-8) cm, bullate and slightly fleshy, the base slightly asymmetric, cuneate, the apex acute to acuminate, the margins subentire to slightly serrulate, with 20-40 teeth on each side, teeth of two-size classes, each tooth with a distal callosity, the adaxial surface green, sparsely pubescent, the abaxial surface pale green, densely pubescent with dark or hyaline trichomes, the venation semicraspedodromous, with nine to eleven pairs of secondary veins, irregularly spaced, excurrent to mid-vein, higher order veins reticulated, submarginal vein absent.
Perigynium beak, margins: densely serrulate (0), sparsely serrulate (1), entire (2) 10.
stictospora are both prostrate, annual species, but they are decidedly more robust, have serrulate or serrate leaf margins, and have conspicuous pubescence on the stems, leaves, ovaries, and capsules.
Leaves opposite; petiolate; blades elliptic to lanceolate, pinnately veined, margin entire to serrulate, glabrous.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, 1" to 1 1/4" long and half as wide, elliptic or oval shape, crenate to serrulate margins, ALTERNATE arrangement.
(Lamiaceae) known in Honduras as "poleo", is an scandent shrub to 2 m tall, squared stems, leaves opposite, simple, ovate-lanceolate, acute-acuminate, weakly serrulate, 2-6 cm long and white inflorescences.
(1) Long serrulate setae, up to 2.4 mm in length, show various types of serrulations and are found in groups (distally) or individually (proximally), especially near the lateral edges of the claw.
Leaves alternate; short-petiolate; blades oblong, cuneate to suborbicular, pinnately veined, margin serrulate to spinulose, pubescent.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, 2" to 4" long and one-third as wide, oblong-lanceolate to narrow elliptic shape with serrulate margins.