pedicel

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pedicel

[′ped·ə‚sel]
(botany)
The stem of a fruiting or sporebearing organ.
The stem of a single flower.
(zoology)
A short stalk in an animal body.
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Scape and pedicel of similar development, white setose except for few black macrosetae.
For numbers of flowers, fruit, cut pedicels, total counted organs, and estimated plant volume, there were 2 pesticide treatments: treated (non-infested) and non-treated (infested) and 11 cultivars, thus, a 2-treatment x 11-cultivar factorial design.
Two longitudinally split pedicels from this collection were fixed and then processed for SEM as above.
At any rate, this brief spike appears to start antler development from the pedicel.
Student pollinations are best labeled with colored tape close to the stem but around the pedicel of the floater.
pedicels with flowers and fruit, the presence of fruit was considered the priority.
Smith and Heiser (19) suggested that varieties of peppers with single pedicels and white (or rarely purple) flowers should be referred to as C.
Pedicels brown but postpedicels yellow and slightly longer than greatest breadth, and with about 10 SPS vesicles.
This basin may well have been for the pressing of grapes or berries on its surface, with the juice flowing into the mouth of the jar in the centre of the installation, an interpretation endorsed by the discovery of desiccated grapes, grape seeds and skins still attached to pedicels, and even of grape rachises (stems) in close proximity.
receptacles associated to small leaves and/or vesicles) which pedicels may be absent and only associated with leaves or with leaves and vesicles (S.
Flowers 85-110 mm long, fragrance not detected, pedicels 23-35 x 4-10 mm, greenish toward the apex, sparsely to subdensely and coarsely white-lepidote, strongly complanate mainly the outer ones and dilated toward the base; sepals asymmetric, narrowly subelliptic-lanceolate, 38-44 x 13-15 mm, erect and imbricate to each other at anthesis, apex acuminate, connate at the base for 3-4 mm, ecarinate, green, glabrous, thin in texture except for the membranous margins; petals sublinear-lanceolate, acuminate, 56-62 x 5-6.