vaginate


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vaginate

[′vaj·ə‚nāt]
(biology)
Invested in a sheath.
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1 Leaves vaginate T aphylla 1 Leaves sessile with a narrow base, sometimes slightly auriculate at their lower half but never vaginate 2 Flowers tetramerous T parviflora 2 Flowers pentamerous 3 Staminal filaments arising from the apex of the nectariferous disc lobes T gallica 3 Staminal filaments arising between the nectariferous disc lobes 4 Inflorescences with both solitary and fasciculate racemes (groups from 2 to 4) T hohenackeri 4 Inflorescences with racemes always solitary 5 Racemes 5-7 mm wide.