basalia

basalia

[bə′sal·ē·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
The cartilaginous rods that support the base of the pectoral and pelvic fins in elasmobranchs.
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Herba saxicola, caespitosa, florens ad 60 cm alta; folia basalia, dimorpha, viridia laminis linea recta transversa deciduis, altera castanea, persistentia.
Folis basalia, ovata vel ellipticae, lamina subtus velutinus.
Herbae perennes, erectae, 19-26 cm altae; folia omnia basalia, disticha, aequitantia, lineari-ensiformia, glabra, purpurea, basim versus 15-22 cm longa, folia vetera annulum ex fibris constatum basim versus formantia; scapus simplex, alatus, glaber, 17-24 cm longus, 0.
5 cm latae, carinatae, supera virides, basalia incarnatae, nervatae; petala 7-8 cm longa, ca.