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subulate

[′səb·yə·lət]
(botany)
Linear, delicate, and tapering to a sharp point.
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In Spachea the styles are stout and the stigmas and pollen grains are large, while Lophanthera has subulate styles and tiny stigmas and pollen grains like most byrsonimoid genera.
Leaves alternate, sparse to densely imbricate; sessile to clasping; blades linear, subulate, oblanceolate to spathulate, pinnately, three-veined, or with a conspicuous central vein, margin entire, ciliate to dentate, glabrous to densely pubescent.
The section Hybrida is characterized by subulate and unrolled blade scales and hydathodes absent, and the subsection Hybrida is characterized principally by blackish blade scales (or absent) and present on costa and blade margin.
2 mm long, the appendages ovate; style branches ca 1 mm long, the apices subulate; achenes dimorphic; those from the ray flowers obovate, ca.
Leaves densely imbricated, spiral, appressed, erect, 5.5-6 x 0.5-0.7 mm; sheath thin, translucent, 2 x 1.7 mm, 3-nerved, blade shortly subulate, 3.5-4 x 0.5-0.7 mm.
Leaves alternate; sessile to short-petiolate; blades simple to pinnately compound, with or without terminal tendrils, linear, subulate, lanceolate to ovate, pinnately to one-veined, margin entire to runcinate, sometimes revolute, glabrous to pubescent.
Rhizomes or stems prostrate, with erect, regularly branching stems; leaves of prostrate stems appressed to ascending, linear to narrowly lanceolate, 1.8-4.6 mm long, leaves of erect stems appressed with decurrent bases, subulate, 1.8-3.5 mm long, strobili 2-4 per upright shoot, 1.4-4.0 cm long.
IK Ioni / konk IO biting / botong IS buriti / bursts IU sibilate / subulate IZ tie-tie / tzetze IL Boii / boll IR heii / Herr (IN) IT Irani / trant IY timpani / tympany JK jejuna / kekuna JM juju / mumu JR ajaja / arara JT jinja / tinta JZ juju / Zu-zu JL juju / lulu JN ajaja / anana JS juju / susu JY Jo Jo (PA) / Yo-yo
0.1-0.2 mm, linear to subulate, dark brown, dispersed, marginally entire; blades 28-70 x 0.7-2.2 cm, linear to linear-oblanceolate, chartaceous to spongiosus, blue-green, basically attenuate, apically acuminate, margin revolute; blade scales absent or 0.1-0.3 mm diam., deltate to stellate, orange, dispersed, marginally ciliate; veins no evident; hydathodes absent; fertile fronds not seen.
coerulescens with obsolete sterile florets, and (iv) the other 10 species in the genus with subulate sterile florets.