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Australian Biological Resources Study

Flora of Australia
GLOSSARY

Compiled by A.McCusker


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adnate: fused to an organ of a different kind, e.g. applied to a stamen fused to a petal. cf. connate.


interpetiolar: of stipules, between the petioles of two opposite leaves. cf. intrapetiolar.


intrapetiolar: between a petiole and the subtending stem. cf. interpetiolar.


obovate: similar in shape to ovate but attached at the narrower end.


stipule: one of a pair of appendages at the bases of leaves in many dicotyledons.

 

Stipule Arrangement
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