acuminate


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acuminate

[ə′kyüm·ə·nət]
(botany)
Tapered to a slender point, especially referring to leaves.
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2B, D); III with smooth, raised ridge medially, with stridulatory granules submedially; V with prominent pale, raised surface posteromedially in adult L, and 6-10 evenly spaced short, acuminate macrosetae along posterior margin; VII finely granular laterally and medially, with pair of costate-granular ventrosubmedian and ventrolateral carinae.
The ovate leaves of the sissoo are indeed characteristically acuminate, have a smooth leaf margin and rather straight, secondary veins (Figure 3).
5-3 mm wide, ovate-lanceolate, slightly keeled, green to purplish brown, apex acuminate.
The lateral projection of the ectal division of the retrolateral tibial apophysis (RTA) is large compared to the size of ental division of RTA and acuminate (Fig.
The main concern of the German Future Prize is to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit and the inventive talent of researchers and developers in this country and to acuminate the public awareness of the importance of their exemplary work.
5-11 cm, broadly cuneate or rounded to truncate or subcordate at base, obtuse to acuminate at apex, 7-10 pairs lateral veins, level to prominulous above, prominent beneath, while tertiary veins may be distinguished in its lower part.
51) more or less fusiform in long section, three-angled/triangular in cross section, stalked, ending in a short acute style; bristles three, bearing retrorsed teeth; bracts three, thickened, chordate with long, acuminate tips.
Leaves simple or deeply lobed, not divided to midvein; leaf apices (tips) usually long tapering (acute to acuminate in A.