lanceolate


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lanceolate

narrow and tapering to a point at each end

lanceolate

[′lan·sē·ə‚lāt]
(biology)
Shaped like the head of a lance.
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4); male pygofer ventrally with a median club-shaped projection and a pair of lanceolate lobes laterally (Fig.
Cataphylls triangular basally, lanceolate apically, 3-6 cm
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, 3" to 5" long and 1/2" wide, narrow lanceolate shape with long acuminate tip and sharply serrated margins.
Chaetigers 2-4, 6-8, notochaetae arranged in three tiers, chaetae of first tier short, slightly bent, unilimbate chaetae, second tier with longer, straight unilimbate chaetae, third tier with long lanceolate chaetae; posterior chaetigers with only simple capillary chaetae of two lengths.
There are also two lanceolate accessions from South Korea (MG II and V), two from Japan (MG VII) and one from Taiwan (MG IX).
0 mm, lanceolate, orange-yellowish, very dispersed, marginally short to long-ciliate, apically occasionally dark brown to blackish; blades 16-23 x 1.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: ODD-PINNATELY COMPOUND, 6" to 12" overall, 5 to 9 leaflets (usually 7), leaflets 3" to 5" long and one-third as wide, leaflets narrow ovate to lanceolate shape with serrated margins (entire at base), with long acuminate tips and acute to cuneate bases.
It has a thick, black rhizome that supports spindly, erect stems with dark green, lanceolate leaves and bears a solitary white flower that blooms in the depth of winter.
Distal free lobes of the calyx are lanceolate, 7-9 mm long and 4-5 mm wide and outwardly reflexed at an angle of [+ or -] 60[degrees] with the floral axis.
Leaves alternate, spiral or distichous; petiolate or subsessile, presence of pulvinus; extrafloral nectaries absent or present, convex, sessile or stipitate, located between the pairs of leaflets or on the petiole; leaflets 1-many pairs, papyraceous to coriaceous, elliptic to oblong, lanceolate to obovate, apex acuminate, rounded to mucronate, base oblique.
Mango trees have simple alternate lanceolate leaves that are 12 to 16 inches in length and yellow-green, purple, or copper in colour when young.