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cuspidate

[′kəs·pə‚dāt]
(biology)
Having a cusp; terminating in a point.
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Pothwar scrub Trees/Shrubs: At aria modema, Olea runges cuspidate, Zizphus mauritiana, Ziziphus nummularia, Salix retrasperma, Dodonea viscose, Sageretia theezans.
Flowers short-pedicellate, trigonal, 70-75 mm long (pedicels to exserted anthers); floral bracts citron-yellow with some hues of light green at base and apex, broadly ovate, acuminate, glabrous, 30-37 mm long, 15-17 mm wide [20-32 x 9-15 mm], longer than the pedicels, and equaling to exceeding the calyx; pedicels stout, 1-5 mm long, 2-3 mm wide; sepals citron-yellow, ovate-oblong, apex rounded to cuspidate, firm, glabrous, 22-25 mm long, 10-12 mm wide at base, 7-10 mm wide towards the apex, thickened but not exactly carinate, the apex unequilateral (i.
In deep water, out of reach of grazers for part of the year, grasses like Vossia cuspidate have evolved a canopy that grows above the water surface (Ellenbrock and Werger 1988).