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imbricate

[′im·brə·kət]
(biology)
Having overlapping edges, such as scales, or the petals of a flower.

imbricate

To overlap in regular order, as shingling, tiles, etc.
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guttatus are lamellate and imbricate in the basal region, and are echinate in more apical regions.
5-7 cm Inflorescence once branched, once branched, 3-7 15-30 spikes spikes, rarely simple Peduncle to 1 m long 55-83 cm long Peduncle bracts not imbricate, imbricate, foliaceous, foliaceous only the distal ones vaginiform Petals 10.
Therefore, as a result of the Alpine N-S horizontal compression, the northern segment of this structure is reactivated as a right lateral strike-slip fault, while to the south it is transformed into an imbricate thrust system (e.
Sepals suberect at anthesis with the 1/2 to 2/3 distal portion not imbricate, 7-9 mm wide; petal apex white to pale lilac.
14); metepisternum striate dorsally; terga dull, strongly imbricate, T1-T3 with dense punctures, stronger on T1 (Ecuador).
present Spike length 30-50 cm 50-80 cm proximal last pedunculate [greater pedunculate [greater segments than or equal to] 4 cm than or equal to] 4 cm Floral bracts 1/4 imbricate, Not imbricate, partially covering not covering axis axis size 2-3 cm 1,5 -2 cm s shape Elliptic, acuminate, Oblong, ecarinate, equal or ecarinate, near 1/2 2/3 length of sepals length of sepals color Red, margins whitish ?
Face contiguously punctured, punctures smaller toward vertex and paraocular areas; gena and postgena striate, integument imbricate near hypostomal area.
The imbricate or flattened-scale type consists of overlapping scales with narrow margins.
Fe-Ti gabbro from the Baie du Nord Segment of the Manicouagan Imbricate zone, metamorphosed under high-P-T conditions during the Grenvillian orogeny, has been the focus of a detailed micropetrological study.
Emplacement of the deposit was apparently controlled by a combination of lithologic and structural factors, perhaps imbricate bedding-plane faults.
Strathclyde Police's Operation Imbricate has investigated the trade, targeting three city saunas - the Venus in Sandyford Place, the Royale in Granville Street and the Aquarius in Park Quadrant.
In Asteropeia the flowers are 5-parted with an imbricate, persistent and accrescent calyx; the corolla is narrow and deciduous; there are 9-15 anthers that are short-dorsifixed, versatile, deciduous, and form a connate ring below; the gynoecium is superior with 3 (rarely 2) locules with 2 to many ovules per locule; the single style is elongate, with a shortly 3-lobed apex or 3 separate styles.