in composition, somewhat; implying a near approach to the condition indicated by the term with which it is joined: thus, sub-rotund is roundish.
having abundant cellular tissue, replete with juices.
tubercular processes on the stems of certain flowering parasites, by which they imbibe nourishment from the plants to which they attach themselves.
placed above another organ; applied especially to indicate the position of the ovary with respect to the calyx.
straight and flat, with the point acute.
bearing fruit composed of cohering carpels.
having the stamens coherent by their anthers.
gradually diminishing in diameter.
a twisting, thread-like por-cess, forming a modified condition of some appendage to the axis of vegetation.
nearly cylindrical, but somewhat tapering into a very elongated cone.
situated at the extremity of some part.
Ternary, arranged by threes about the same part.
having six stamens, four longer than the other two.
the same as spine.
having the parts in fours or multiples of four.
a small projection of the margin of some laminated part.
furnished with teeth.
having the stamens collected into three distinct sets or bundles.
having three stamens.
Triangular,a plane surface approaching a triangle in shape.
subdivided, with the divisions in threes.
composed of three cocci.
divided into three subordinate parts, the incisions extending about half-way towards the base.
Trifoliolate, having the leaflets disposed in threes at the extremities of their petioles.
subdivided into three parts, much beyond the middle or nearly to the base.
having the parts in threes or multiples of three.
consisting of three petals.
having the petiole twice branched in a ternate manner, each partial petiole bearing three leaflets.