verticillate


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verticillate

[¦vərd·ə¦si‚lāt]
(botany)
Whorled, in an arrangement resembling the spokes of a wheel.
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latifolium in the frond size, shape and color indument, but differs in having compact rhizomes and verticillate fronds.
Astrosclera willeyana has small choanocyte chambers, flattened choanocytes, verticillate acanthostyles, and chemical affinities with the order Agelasida (Hartman and Goreau, 1970; Vacelet, 1981; Boury-Esnault et al., 1990; Williams and Faulkner, 1996).
Leaves simple, cross-opposite or distichously, rarely alternate or verticillate, eucamptodromous or acrodromous.