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quincunx

1. Botany a quincuncial arrangement of sepals or petals in the bud
2. Astrology an aspect of 150? between two planets

Quincunx

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

A quincunx (also called an inconjunct) is a minor aspect of 150 degrees. The effect of a a quincunx is comparatively weak. With the exception of double quincunx (yod) configurations, quincunxes received little attention until relatively recently. Their influence was usually regarded as being mildly favorable, like a semisextile, but more recent interpreters regard them as a source of stress, requiring change and adjustment in the areas of the chart that they affect.

quincunx

An arrangement of elements so that four are symmetrically placed around a central one.
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Sepalos con uno, dos o varios coleteres en la parte basal de la cara adaxial, algunas veces si el caliz tiene prefloracion quincuncial, algun sepalo carece de coleteres, pero siempre hay al menos cinco coleteres presentes en conjunto del caliz; inflorescencias usualmente plurifloras, mas raramente reducidas a pocas flores (Echites) 28 28(27).
Corola gamopetala, rotacea, acampanada, urceolada, tubulosa, infundibuliforme o hipocrateriforme, de prefloracion valvada, quincuncial, imbricada o reciprocativa.
The most traditionally-executed of all, the panel is based on the quincuncial composition of the native cosmic plan, constructed from four stylised, glyphically-named temples (representing four lakeside towns) with Tenochtitlan at its centre (Figs.
Las caracteristicas mas sobresalientes del genero Ruagea son: hojas imparipinnadas; prefloracion quincuncial con sepalos libres; flores unisexuales, pentameras; tubo estaminal cilindrico; ovario 3(-4) carpelar; fruto en capsula loculicida que se abre en 2-3 valvas; semillas con sarcotesta basal, carnosa o con un arilo parcialmente libre (Morales-Puentes 1997, Palacios 1994, Pennington & Styles 1975).