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acuminate

[ə′kyüm·ə·nət]
(botany)
Tapered to a slender point, especially referring to leaves.
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The tooth base is trapezoidal in shape, extended mesiodistally, with short lingual and acuminate lateral parts.
6 mm; leaflets 3-7 pairs, chartaceous, adaxial surface strigose, the distal 10-50 x 4-23 mm, the proximal 10-40 x 4-12 mm, elliptic, lanceolate, oblong, ovate and oval-lanceolate, venation craspedodromous, nervures 9-11 pairs, apex acute, acute-mucronate, obtuse, obtuse-mucronate, acuminate and rarely emarginate, base oblique and subcordate, margin revolute, ciliated.
1 mm of the petiole, glabrous with matt appearance, leaf blades (6-)10-16(19) cm long, (2-)6-13(-15) cm wide, dimorphic through the sympodial axe, monopodial leaves ovate to broadly ovate, slightly to deeply cordate at the base, with the lobes slightly asymmetrical; sympodial leaves oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, obtuse to round, almost symmetrical at the base; moderately to long acuminate at the apex; non-ciliate at the margin, glabrous or with occasional minutely hairs on both surfaces; palmately nerved, veins (3-)5-7(-9); non-membranaceous, with lustrous appearance.
5-3 cm, base nearly round, truncate or slightly cuneate, margins with short and triangular teeth, each ending in a callose papilla, apex acuminate to cuspidate, green and often suffused with purple and slightly puberulous on the abaxial surface, venation brochidodromous, secondary veins 6-8 pairs, ascending in ca.
Hypandrium of two pieces, posterior one concave as illustrated, each half projected posteriorly, distally bent outwards at right angle, distally acuminate; each half with a short, acuminate projection on inner side, directed posteriorly, at the start of the concavity, this with a sclerotized, transverse area, at the anterior end of the concavity (Fig.
Diagnosis: Laccocoris limicola can be distinguished from its two known congeners in Tanzania by the triangular or acuminate labrum nearly as long as wide and the produced, bluntly acute mesosternal tubercle.
Because of its rarity, a differential diagnosis of condyloma acuminate as well as invasive squamous cell carcinoma should be kept in mind.
2-3 cm, base oblique, apex acuminate, margin dentate, adaxially green, reddish pubescent (4-7 celled trichomes), veins obscure; abaxially reddish villous (10 celled trichomes), 6-8 veins on the larger side of the blade.
Lymnaea rufescens as separate species instead of a form (variety) of Lymnea acuminate.
Differing from all the other species in species group Pedicularia, in which the males have one mid clunial apophysis (see above), in that the apophysis is very long, slender and acuminate, the posterior border of the clunium is concave, the sides forming slender extensions that join the antero-lateral corners of the epiproct.
5), emerging nearly always white and glabrous, maturing glossy green to dark green; petiole 28-63 cm long and medium green in color, with very few or no prickles; leaflets oblong, subfalcate near base, acuminate, margins serrate primarily in the distal third or fourth on lower margin; apical leaflets 7-24 cm long, 2-5 cm wide; median leaflets 10-25 cm long, 2-5 cm wide; basal leaflets 9-21 cm long, 1.
In those tunnels, lie acuminate tribalism, rabid armies, obscurantist parties and factories of lies and deceit.