urceolate


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urceolate

[¦ər¦sē·ə·lət]
(biology)
Shaped like an urn.
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1 x 0.8 cm, light green, slightly urceolate, truncate, without rifts, glabrous, without nectaries; corolla ca.
Fridericia limae is characterized by chartaceous leaflets, with slightly urceolate, truncate calyx and corolla white passing to cream and linear and compressed capsule.
Floral cup shape: hemisphaeric = 0; campanulate = 1; obconic = 2; patelliform = 3; urceolate = 4.
Trees 10-25 m high; glabrous branches, usually with small scales at the base of young branches, old branches sometimes lenticelated, sub-globose perulate buds, perula with ciliate border, prominent urceolate glands at the petiole base (0.05-0.10 cm long and 0.08-0.10 cm diam.), thin blackish glabrous petiole (0.8-)1-1.5(-2) cm long and ca.
Sepals (1-)4-5(-9), usually connate, persistent or deciduous, occasionally colorful and fleshy; petals (3-)4-5(-9), usually connate and typically campanulate, cylindrical, or urceolate, occasionally rotate, deciduous or persistent.
Calyx lobes deciduous; corolla sympetalous, campanulate, tubular or urceolate. Stamens 10, included, the filaments [+ or -] straight, unicellular pubescent; anthers tetrasporangiate, inverted late in development, papillose or smooth, with a pair of awns, with fibrous endothecium, opening with longitudinal slits.
Corolla rotate to campanulate or urceolate; lobes mostly with dextrorsely contorted or valvate aestivation (but sinistrorsely contorted in Genianthus); corolline corona consisting of 5 fleshy ridges radiating out along inner surface of corolla lobes close to and nearly parallel to margins and meeting in sinuses where they sometimes form pouch.
Corolla rotate to urceolate; lobes with valvate to dextrorsely imbricate aestivation; corolline corona rare (e.g., Sarcolobus, Marsdenia), consisting of ridges near sinuses of petals running down corolla tube to near base.