cuneate


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cuneate

[′kyü·nē‚āt]
(biology)
Wedge-shaped with the acute angle near the base, as in certain insect wings and the leaves of various plants.
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Effects of dietary protein and energy levels on growth, feed utilization and body composition of cuneate drum (Nibea miichthioides).
The 2-winged indehiscent fruits are elliptical in outline, sometimes with a v-shaped notch at the apex, and a cuneate base.
5-11 cm, cuneate to rounded at base, acute to acuminate at apex, 4-6 pairs lateral veins, prominulous, distinguishable tertiary veins, adaxial surface glabrous, abaxial surface glabrous throughout.
diellaciniatum)-, pinnae entire to serrate or laciniate, or ultimate segments usually cuneate if present, 1.
100 cm long, and blade oblong-lanceolate with base and apex cuneate.
5 cm, lateral pinnae 3-5 pairs, pinnae base cuneate, entire at margin, thin-chartaceous, greenish when dry, without bulbil at the apex of the terminal pinnate.
15-25 cm long, papyraceous, sessile, cuneate at base, caudate at apex,
0 cm, the bases cuneate, apices rounded to shallowly lobed, the abaxial laminar surfaces evenly glandular, the glands 2-celled, reddish, ca.
The sieve-element plastids of monocotyledons, early on found to be very distinct from those of dicotyledons (Behnke, 1972) and later classified as subtype P2 (Behnke, 1981a), are characterized by cuneate protein crystals detected with the transmission electron microscope in all species studied.
7 cm, linear-elliptic, basally cuneate, apically acuminate; costa stramineous, scaly on both sides, the scales 1-2 x 0.
emeiensis have been determined: 1) from broadly oblong-lanceolate, triangular-lanceolate to halberd-shaped in shape, and 2) from obliquely cuneate to hastate at base.
3 cm, alternate, with 3(-5) lobules, the margins entire to shallowly dentate, the base cuneate, lightly oblique, articulate, deciduous, the stalk and its blackish color stopping abruptly in a dilatate, discoid joint, the simple ones never overlapping the rachis, the sterile herbaceous, rounded or with blunt lobes, the fertile ones somewhat contracted, chartaceous, saggitate, the apex and lobules acute; pinnules (if any) 1 or 2, similar to the pinnae but smaller; veins free, flabellate-dichotomous, clear brown, lightly raised over the laminar tissue and hairy on both surfaces; laminar hairs abundant, unicellular, whitish, flexuous, 0.