mucronate


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mucronate

[′myü·krə‚nāt]
(biology)
Terminated abruptly by a sharp terminal tip or process.
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1), shows verticils composed of 14-16 isophyllous leaves, 7 to 14 mm long, with acute, mucronate apices.
alpestris Boiss, with denticulate to serrate leaves, mucronate teeth, below glabrescent to pubescent, petiole up to 0.
Peduncular bract acute, mucronate, curved downwards, rusty-red; leaves not crisp-like; pinnae obliquely acuminate; leaf rachis whitish tomentose, spiny, not setose; peduncle of the inflorescence glabrous to slightly tomentose with sparse spines; pistillate flowers 1-3 per rachilla; fruit globose, 3,5 cm long, 3,3 cm broad--Astrocaryum arenarium
long skeleton in a black robe and cowl playing the violin on a vertical gonfalonish banner unfurling below; on one bicep either an icepick or a mucronate dagger, and down both forearms a kind of St Vitus dance of leather-winged dragons with the words--on both forearms--HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR BLUEYED BOY NOW MR DETH
Two frontonasals, scales of the sides of neck granular and juxtaposed, dorsal scales oval acute or mucronate Leposoma southi 18' One frontonasal, scales of the sides of the neck keeled and overlapping; dorsal scales rectangulars acute or mucronate Leposoma rugiceps 19.
The leaves are ovate to lanceolate leaf apex rounded mucronate but the nerve projects only as a short point beyond the blunt leaf apex.
Leaves of mature trees are compound with 8-14 pairs of leaflets which are obovate-oblong, obtuse, mucronate, glabrous on both sides, and thin.
Cuspidate: this tip is similar to mucronate, but the point is much longer.
5 cm long, stalks sessile to subsessile, apex mucronate, maturing late spring through summer; aerial stems evergreen, rigid E.