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basifixed

[¦bās·ə¦fikst]
(botany)
Attached at or near the base.
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6 mm, narrowly lanceolate, light brown to castaneous, shiny, basifixed, the apices long-attenuate, margins entire; leaves 30-50 x 15-20 cm, caespitose; petioles 10-20 cm x 1-2 mm, castaneous, lustrous, the bases very slightly glaucous, glabrous or with a few scales at the base like those of the rhizomes; rachises essentially straight, not conspicuously flexuous; laminae without apparent silica bodies between veins on both laminar surfaces, ovate to deltate, 3-4-pinnate, with 5-10 pinnae, the apices gradually reduced and without a conform terminal pinna, the ultimate segments orbicular, petiolulate, with the color of the petiolules passing into the veins at the base of the segments, 0.
In the genus Polypodium, rhizomes are short to long creeping, the rhizome scales are peltate or pseudopeltate rarely basifixed and clathrate or opaque with a broad central band.
2003) and Jestrow (unpublished) Parameter Bernardia Lasiocroton Leaf Glands Present Absent Margin Dentate Entire to sinuate Stipules Present Absent Trichomes Simple, fasciculate, Rugose-stellate stellate Flower Anthers Basifixed Subdorsifixed Male disk glands Interstaminal or none Annular Pistillode Absent Filiform or absent Infloresence Pistillate infloresence Racemose to spicate Racemose to subpaniculate Pistillate rachis 1 mm to 20 cm 5 cm to 25 cm length Pollen Operculum Absent Fusiform Tectum Punctate to reticulate Crotonoid Costa ectocolpi Present Absent Margo Present Absent
The filaments are fused (adnate) to the petals, the anthers basifixed, and the inferior ovary ripens into a berry.