sagittate


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sagittate

[′saj·ə‚tāt]
(botany)
Shaped like an arrowhead, especially referring to leaves.
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The word sagittate comes from the Latin word sagitta, which means an arrow.
Antennae surpassing frontoclypeal suture with scape sagittate, slightly flattened, in middle line shorter than width at apex (0.54-0.81:1.00), pedicel cylindrical, in middle line longer than scape about 1.92-2.80:1.00.
Basal leaves absent; cauline leaves numerous, sessile, often fleshy and becoming leathery upon drying, petiolate or sessile and auriculate or not at base, rarely sagittate or amplexicaul, entire or coarsely dentate, rarely pinnatisect, reticulately veined.
Connections were surprised when he succumbed to the power of Russian Valour in the Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot, but that initial confidence looks justified and, after being anchored in rear by Frankie Dettori as Sagittate made a strong pace, Kheleyf showed the turn of foot of a quality colt as he sprinted ahead of Bachelor Of Arts (Jamie Spencer) and Sutter's Fort.
Anthers usually sagittate at base and with lignified guide rails; fruit fleshy, either a pair of dehiscent follicles with arillate seeds or an indehiscent beery Tabernaemontaneae 1.
4.5 mm long, base sagittate and apex obtuse, fixed near the base; pollen oblong-elliptic, sulcate, exine reticulate, lumina polygonal, muri narrowed; style exceeding the petals for ca.
Depending on environmental conditions, these cylindrical leaves are replaced by elongated ribbon-shaped submerged leaves (pseudo-lamina) or broadened sagittate semi-floating leaves (Sculthorpe, 1967).
7.5 mm long, fixed near the base, base sagittate, apex acute; pollen oblong-ellipsoid, sulcate, exine reticulate, lumina subrounded, muri narrowed; stigma subcapitate, conduplicate-spiral, slightly exceeding the anthers and completely exposed at anthesis, yellow, margins papilose; ovary subpyramidate, ca.
2.5 mm long, dorsifixed near the base, base sagittate, apex obtuse; pollen broadly ellipsoidal, sulcate, exine microreticulate, lumina irregularly polygonal; ovary 6-7 x 3-4 mm, subtrigonous, greenish-white, glabrous or nearly so; epigynous tube lacking; placentation apical or nearly so; ovules numerous, globose, obtuse; style slightly exceeding the anthers; stigma conduplicate, white, the styler lobes terete, suberect, ca.