approaching the form of a prism, presenting angles disposed longitudinally.
lying upon or trailing along the ground.
elevated extensions of the cellular tissue of the epidermis, assuming the character of soft downy hairs.
furnished with pubescence.
soft and juicy tissue.
approximating to the form of a quadrangular prism.
Quaternary, having the parts arranged by fours.
arranged in racemes.
Radiate, arranged like rays spreading from a common centre.
proceeding from a point close to the summit or crown of the root.
the outer florets in the flower-head of Composites; the outer flowers, when differently formed from the inner, in umbels; also the branches of an umbel.
a part which bears or receives other parts, commonly applied to that which bears the flowers, as the expanded top of the peduncle of a dandelion, the inner surface of a fig, etc.
Reflexed, very much curved backwards.
uniform in structure or condition, as where subordinate parts of the same kind closely resemble each other, and are symmetrically arranged.
thinly set on the axis.
kidney-shaped, that is, like a longitudinal section through a kidney.
having a slight depression or sinus at the apex.
a prostrate or subterranean stem, from which roots are emitted, and scaly leaves or branches given off at the knots.
Rhomboidal, rudely approximating to the form of a rhombus, that is to say, a quadrangular figure (not a square) whose sides are equal.
any strongly-marked nerve in the leaf, but more especially the central longitudinal one.
having one or more strongly marked nerves, proceeding from the base to the apex:
an elevated line on the carpels of Umbellifers, of which some are primary and some secondary.
almost or quite without flexibility.
applied to bilabiate corollas whose lips are widely separate.
a subterranean or prostrate stem, which emits roots from its lower surface.