urceolate


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urceolate

[¦ər¦sē·ə·lət]
(biology)
Shaped like an urn.
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Fridericia limae is characterized by chartaceous leaflets, with slightly urceolate, truncate calyx and corolla white passing to cream and linear and compressed capsule.
Floral cup shape: hemisphaeric = 0; campanulate = 1; obconic = 2; patelliform = 3; urceolate = 4.
Trees 10-25 m high; glabrous branches, usually with small scales at the base of young branches, old branches sometimes lenticelated, sub-globose perulate buds, perula with ciliate border, prominent urceolate glands at the petiole base (0.
Based on the cladistic analysis by Anderberg (1994a) Enkianthus seems to have originally been shrubs with deciduous leaves, racemose inflorescences, camp anulate corollas, and winged seeds, whereas the more derived species possess coriaceous leaves, umbellate inflorescences, flowers with tubular or urceolate corollas, and unwinged seeds.
Sepals (1-)4-5(-9), usually connate, persistent or deciduous, occasionally colorful and fleshy; petals (3-)4-5(-9), usually connate and typically campanulate, cylindrical, or urceolate, occasionally rotate, deciduous or persistent.
Calyx lobes deciduous; corolla sympetalous, campanulate, tubular or urceolate.
In the Neotropics, the flowers of nearly all the superior-ovaried taxa are small (usually <10 mm long), usually white (rarely red), urceolate (to rotate), and fragrant, and the plants are found in open, relatively xeric or seasonal habitats.