labiate


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labiate


labiate

any plant of the family Lamiaceae (formerly Labiatae), having square stems, aromatic leaves, and a two-lipped corolla: includes mint, thyme, sage, rosemary, etc.

labiate

[′lā·bē·ət]
(anatomy)
Having liplike margins that are thick and fleshy.
(biology)
Having lips.
(botany)
Having the limb of a tubular calyx or corolla divided into two unequal overlapping parts.
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GENITALIA: Female: Dorsal labiate plate with small sclerotized rings, small medial plates (Fig.
8D); dorsal labiate with small sclerotized rings (Fig.
12a, b) Sclerotized rings strongly folded basally, margins moderately broad, distally compressed; dorsal labiate plate spiculate on outer margin of sclerotized rings, and adjacent to the medial margin of sclerotized rings; ventral labiate plate more broadly spiculate across sclerotized rings; opening of common oviduct moderately sclerotized; inter-ramal sclerites subtriangular, weakly spiculate ventrally along basal margin; inter-ramal lobes claw-shaped, with thickened base, strongly narrowed distally, weakly spiculate and weakly sclerotized; medial portion of the interramal sclerite elongate, not thickened basally and not spiculate, lateral margins rectilinear.
12c, d) Sclerotized rings strongly folded basally, margins relatively narrow, not distally compressed; dorsal labiate plate spiculate on outer margin of sclerotized rings; ventral labiate plate more broadly spiculate across sclerotized rings; opening of common oviduct weakly sclerotized; inter-ramal sclerites subtriangular, weakly spiculate along medial margin; inter-ramal lobes clawshaped, with angulate base, strongly narrowed distally, weakly spiculate and weakly sclerotized; medial portion of the inter-ramal sclerite elongate, not thickened basally and not spiculate, lateral margins rectilinear.
Bursa copulatrix with continuous dorsal labiate plate.
Bursa copulatrix with continuous dorsal labiate plate and toughened with sclerotized frames ventrally.
Bursa copulatrix wide, with continuous dorsal labiate plate.
6); the dorsal labiate plate with the sclerotized rings is generally narrowed and not much wider than the posterior wall.
18): Bursa copulatrix with a widely expanded, rounded projection dorsolaterally; dorsal labiate plate developed and sclerotized; sclerotized rings small, asymmetrical in shape.
18): Bursa copulatrix with two sclerotized bands surrounding vestibulum; dorsal labiate plate narrow, not developed.
31), and enlarged female genitalia with the wide, continuous dorsal labiate plate and conspicuous form of the sclerotized rings (Fig.
This is rejected by Chatin (1873a), who states that no trace of a fifth stamen exists in the Labiates, unlike the Scrophulariaceae.