A-w-o-l sentence example

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  • The dots represent a whorl of stamens which has disappeared.

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  • When the different members of each whorl are like in size and shape, the flower is said to be regular; while differences in the size and shape of the parts of a whorl make the flower irregular, as in the papilionaceous flower, represented in fig.

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  • We have already alluded to the interposition of new members in a whorl.

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  • Whorl Generally speaking a whorl Generally speaking a whorl is a circular or spiral feature, like a whorl of hair, or the spiral pattern in fingerprints.

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  • A close-up of a whorl of flowers is shown on the right.

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  • In general shape they resemble palm trees, with a thick central stem and a whorl of huge leaves at the top.

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  • Whorl Generally speaking a whorl is a circular or spiral feature, like a whorl of hair, or the spiral pattern in fingerprints.

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  • Ledebours Fumitory (Corydalis Ledebouriana) - Distinct on account of its peculiar glaucous leaves, arranged in a whorl about half-way up the stem, 9 to 12 inches high.

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  • Winter Aconite (Eranthis) - E. hyemalis is a pretty early plant with yellow flowers surrounded by a whorl of shining green.

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  • As a rule, however, the number in a whorl is irregular.

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  • The same occurs in the verticillate arrangement, the leaves of each whorl rarely being super- posed on those of the whorl next it, but usually alterna ting so that each leaf in a whorl occupies the space be tween two leaves of the whorl next to it.

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  • At the base of the general umbel in umbelliferous plants a whorl of bracts often exists, called a general involucre, and at the base of the smaller umbels or umbellules there is a similar leafy whorl called an involucel or partial involucre.

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