verticillate


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verticillate

[¦vərd·ə¦si‚lāt]
(botany)
Whorled, in an arrangement resembling the spokes of a wheel.
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Leaves opposite, petiolate or sessile, alternate or rarely verticillate, generally coriaceous, sometimes crassous.
Leaves opposite, rarely verticillate, rarely ternifolius; simple and usually entire, rarely toothed (Desfontainia); occasionally 3-5 nerved from above the base (Strychnos); usually with stipules (which are either cauducous or persistent, sometimes foliar, sometimes interpetiolar or these reduced to an interpetiolar line) or colleters.