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adnate

[′ad‚nāt]
(biology)
United through growth; used especially for unlike parts.
(botany)
Pertaining to growth with one side adherent to a stem.
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Hymenium: Gills, adnate, close to subdistant, moderately broad, white becoming pale pink to brown with age.
1 mm wide, spherical, shiny, yellowish to orangish clear, sessile to stalked; basal basiscopic segment of pinnules becoming decurrent and adnate to the pinna rachises, the vein supplying the segment springing from the pinna rachis instead of the costule; hydathodes present or (more rarely) absent; indusia absent or (less commonly) present, circular, brown, firm, attached at the base of a sinus, in some species minute and fugacious; spores monolete, nongreen, the perispores cristate or spiny, non-fenestrate or rarely so (2 species); x=41 (Kramer and Green 1990).
6 mm long, 4- or 5-celled, acicular, ascending to strigose, light brown; basal basiscopic pinnules of medial pinnae not enlarged or overlapping the lamina rachis, crenate to lobate, the proximal ones soon becoming adnate to the pinna rachis; costules abaxially eglandular, sparsely pubescent, sparsely scaly, the hairs like those of the pinna rachises adaxially, the scales ca.
7 mm long, adnate to the petals for 5-6 mm, the antesepalous ones ca.
2 mm above the base, as well as 2 conspicuous longitudinal callosities equaling the anthers, filaments the antepetalous ones 13-14 mm long, adnate to the petals for 8-9 mm, the antesepalous ones 14-15 mm long, free, anthers 2-2.
The Apocynoideae, in contrast, are characterized by having the corolla lobes dextrorsely contorted in bud and anthers specialized with lignified guide rails and adnate to the style head, forming a gynost egium (Fig.
Costal Segment: a portion of a costal lamina that is fully adnate to 13, 7, 8, and/ or c costae and with deep sinuses on each side and that extends more than fifty percent of the segment length.
7 mm appendages; stamens exceeding the petals by a fraction of the anthers; filaments subcomplanate and slightly dilated near the apex, pale yellow, adnate to the petals for ca.
The tribe, Torreyeae Janchen, consisting of Amentotaxus and Torreya, has arils adnate to the seed, abaxially positioned microsporangia, and leaves that contain resin.
2 cm apart, basal pinnule pair free, others broadly adnate to the costa and adjacent pinnules confluent from the lower quarter of the pinna, alternate, oblong and falcate, with an obtuse to acute apex, margin serrate.
4 mm, lobes narrowly elliptic to obovate- lanceolate, obtusely carinate, apex acute and apiculate, glabrous, whitish-green; petals 36- 38 mm long, connate at the base for 7-10 mm, lobes sublinear, erect, 29-39 x 6 mm, green toward the apex except for the white apical margins, bearing 2 long fimbriate appendages at the tube apex, as well as 2 conspicuous longitudinal callosities slightly shorter than the filaments, apex obtuse-cucculate, corolla tubular; filaments the antepetalous ones adnate to the petals for 20-27 mm, the antesepalous ones adnate to the petals tube and free above it; anthers ca.
Androecium: stamens (1-)4-5(-16), but usually as many as and alternating with petals; free, connate or adnate to corolla or gynoecium.