The flowers spring in branching spadices from the axils of the leaves, and as the trees are unisexual it is necessary in cultivation to fertilize the female flowers by artificial means.
They often rise tier above tier, and are sometimes all on the same level " facing each other as in streets, and branching off laterally into smaller lanes or alleys "; and FIG.
C. pulla, 6 in., purplish, nodding, on slender erect stalks; C. turbinata, 9 in., purple, broad-belled; C. carpatica, i ft., blue, bfoad-belled; C. nobilis, 12 ft., long-belled, whitish or tinted with chocolate; C. persicifolia, 2 ft., a fine border plant, single or double, white or purple, blooming in July; and C. pyramidalis, 6 ft., blue or white, in tall branching spikes, are good and diverse.
Just south of the equator channels from the long, branching Lake Deshekwama or Hardinge, fed by the Lakdera river, enter from the west, and in o° 15' S.
With the " branching multiple " the " selfrestoring drop " was introduced.
The extraordinary malformations known as Witches Brooms, caused by the repeated branching and tufting of twigs in which the mycelium of Exoascus (on birch) or Aecidium (on silver fir) are living, may be borne in considerable ntimbers for years without any very extensive apparent injury to the tree.
The lower part of the trunk bears huge buttresses, each of which ends in a long branching far-spreading; root, from the branches of which spring the peculiar knees which, rise above the level of the water.
Flowers tubular scarlet, on branching stems, 2 to 3 ft.
podophylla with large bronzy-green leaves cut into 5 large lobes, and tall branching spikes 3 to 4 ft.
The flowers are borne on erect branching stems and are chiefly white in colour.
The Carboniferous forerunners of the tiny club-moss were then great trees with dichotomously branching stems and crowded linear leaves, such as Lepidodendron (with its fruit cone called Lepidostrobus), Halonia, Lepidophloios and Sigillaria, the largest plants of the period, with trunks sometimes 5 ft.
The chief distinctive characters of the sporogenous hyphae are their orientation, usually vertical; their limited apical growth; their peculiar branching, form, colour, contents, consistency; and their spore-production.
Solenia, Cyphella - and even simpler cases are met with in Mortierella, where the zygospore is invested by the overgrowth of a dense mat of closely branching hyphae, and in Gymnoascus, where a loose mat of similarly barren hyphae covers in the tufts of asci as they develop.
Under yet other conditions the quiescent yeast-cells floating on the surface of the fermented liquor grow out into elongated sausage-shaped or cylindrical cells and branching cell-series, which mat together into mycelium-like veils.
The Saone (q.v.), which has received (left) the Doubs, is the real continuation of the Rhone, both from a geographical and a commercial point of view, and it is by means of canals branching off from the course of the Saone that the Rhone communicates with the basins of the Loire, the Seine, the Rhine and the Moselle.
A further characteristic feature of the cellular structure of the tea-leaf is the abundance, especially in grown leaves, of large, branching, thick-walled, smooth cells (idioblasts), which, although they occur in other leaves, are not found in such as are likely to be confounded with or substituted for tea.
This branching bay makes an excellent protected harbour, with an immense water front, at the outlet of the chief natural highway from the E.
They walked for two hours without running into any tunnels branching off from the main one.
The Alleghany Plateau consists of nearly horizontal beds of limestone, sandstone and shales, including important seams of coal; inclines slightly toward the north-west, and is intricately dissected by extensively branching streams into a maze of narrow canyons and steep-sided hills.
Similarly the giant cells are produced at their periphery into a number of branching processes which bear similar end-organs on their surface and in some cases terminate in them.
To overcome these difficulties the " branching multiple " was introduced.
Both the series and the branching methods of multipling are recognized at the present time as standard methods, although the former is only employed in comparatively small exchanges.
Massive colonies may assume, ' various forms and are often branching or tree-like.
Budding from the hydrocaulus may be combined with budding from the hydrorhiza, so that numer ous branching colonies arise from a common basal stolon.
One class g g of polyps, the dactylozoids of branching in the Plumularia-type; (dz), lose their mouth and compare with fig.
Trophosome polyps forming branching colonies of which the stem and main branches are thick and composed of a network of anastomosing coenosarcal tubes covered by a common ectoderm and supported by a thick chitinous perisarc; hydranths similar to those of Coryne; gonosome, sessile gonophores.
Solitary polyps are unknown in this sub-order; the colony may be creeping or arborescent in form; if the latter, the budding of the polyps, as already stated, is of the sympodial type, and either biserial, forming stems capable of further branching, or uniserial, forming pinnules not capable of further branching.
In a more general way, the phrase implies that at each successive branching of the tree of life, the branches become more specialized, more defined, and, in a sense, more limited.
In the petiole these strands may increase in number by branching, and thotigh usually reducible to the outline of the primitive horseshoe, more or less elaborated, they may in some of the complex polycylic dictyostelic types (Marattiaceae) be arranged in several concentric circles, thus imitating the arrangement of strands formed in the stem.
In the blade of a typical leaf of a vascular plantessentially a thin plate of assimilating tissuethe vascular system takes the form of a number of separate, usually branching and anastomosing strands.
Laticiferous Tissue.The laticiferous tissue consists of a network of branching or anastomosing tubes which contain a coagulable fluid known as latex.
Occupying the southern slopes of a hill on the left bank of the Earn, here crossed by a bridge, it practically consists of a main street, with narrower streets branching off at right angles.
or groups of sidings, equal in length at least to the longest train run on the line, branching out from a single main track and often again converging to a single track at the other end; the precise design,..
The pits leading from these lengthen into tubes, and undergo repeated branching as development proceeds.
It stretches forward as far as the brain, and in Carinella is again continued in front of it, whereas in the Heteronemertines the innervation of the anterior extremity of the head, in front of the brain, takes the form of more definite and less numerous branching stems. The presence of this plexus in connexion with the central stems, sending out nervous filaments amongst the muscles, explains the absence, in Pro-, Mesoand Heteronemertines, of separate and distinct peripheral nerve stems springing from the central stems innervating the different organs and body-regions, the only exceptions being the L.N.
The Phaleric wall, branching from the city circuit at some point farther east than the middle or south wall, may have followed the ridge of the Sikelia heights, where some traces of fortifications remain, and then traversed the Phalerum plain till it reached the Peiraeus defences at a point a little to the north-west of their junction with the middle wall..
It is then pruned, in order clearly to show the mode of branching, and is spread out as naturally as possible with the right hand.
In mounting collemas it is advisable to let the specimen become dry and hard, and then to separate a portion from adherent mosses, earth, &c., and mount it separately so as to show the branching of the thallus.
They are of globular shape, less frequently irregular or branching, and may be elongated and cylindrical (axiolites).
long, with numerous lofty plateaus and secondary ranges branching from it.
The arterial system is very completely developed in both Limulus and Scorpio, branching repeatedly until minute arterioles are formed, not to be distinguished from true capillaries; FIG.
The members of this group, whilst resembling the lower Crustacea (as all lower groups of a branching genealogical tree must do), differ from them essentially in that the head exhibits only one prosthomere (in addition to the eye-bearing prosthomere) with palpiform appendages (as in all Arachnida) instead of two.
Cuvier :bus laid the foundation of that branching tree-like arrangement of the classes and orders of animals now recognized as being the necessary result of attempts to represent what is practically a genealogical tree or pedigree.
The small inconspicuous flowers are generally more or less crowded in terminal or lateral clusters, the form of the inflorescence varying widely according to the manner of branching and the length of the pedicels.
The branching processes of these cells apparently anastomose with one another and form a delicate supporting network.
- Ily xoma showing the stellate and branching cells with their processes interlacing and forming a network.
This vast flat, the modern El-Jezireh, is about 250 miles in length, interrupted only by a single limestone range, rising abruptly out of the plain, and branching off from the Zagros mountains under the names of Sarazur, Hamrin and Sinjar.
The hairs are multicellular, and of two kinds, one branching and ending in a fine point, while the other, unbranched, terminates in a clump of small cells.
All round and about this line of descent there was a crowd of varying forms branching off more or less widely from the main stem, different kinds of commendation, different forms of precarium, some of which varied greatly from that through which the fief descends, and some of which survived in much the old character and under the old name for a long time after later feudalism was definitely established.'
Almost all the institutions of modern states go back to the curia regis, branching off from it at different dates as the growing complexity of business forced differentiation of function and personnel.
A short line, branching from the Tunis-Zaghwan line, was carried south-west to Pont du Fahs.
In the branching Ctenostomes the entire body-wall is flexible, so that the contraction of a parietal muscle acts equally on the two points with which it is connected.
The relatively rigid nature of the plant cell-wall, and the attenuated inorganic food-supply of plants, make possible and necessary a form of growth in which the greatest surface is exposed to the exterior, and thus the plant body is composed of flattened laminae and elongated branching growths.
In the irregular crystalline aggregates branching and moss-like forms are most common, and in Transylvania thin plates or sheets with diagonal structures are found.
- This name is now restricted to two or three dwarf branching Brazilian epiphytal plants of extreme beauty, which agree with Phyllocactus in having the branches dilated into the form of fleshy leaves, but differ in having them divided into short truncate leaf-like portions, which are articulated, that is to say, provided with a joint by which they separate spontaneously; the margins are crenate or dentate, and the flowers, which are large and showy, magenta or crimson, appear at the apex of the terminal joints.
Besides the lines enumerated there are various local lines, one branching at Sannah's Post station from the BloemfonteinBethlehem line running south-east to Wepener.
In 1770 the miners accidentally discovered a complete gallery, which has been driven many hundred yards into the bed of coal, branching into thirty-six chambers dressed quite square, and in a workman-like manner.
The title " branching horns " alludes to the second antennae, which are two-branched except in the females of Holopedium, with each branch setiferous, composed of only two to four joints.
daru, wood), the term, applied in a wide sense, to all plants which grow with a permanent single woody stem or trunk of some height, branching out at some distance from the ground.
It is well situated at the head of a small valley branching from that of the Wear.
Starting with the stem forms the descendants of which have passed through either persistent or changed habitats, we reach the underlying idea of the branching law of Lamarck or the law of divergence of Darwin, and find it perhaps most clearly expressed in the words "adaptive radiation" (Osborn), which convey the idea of radii in many directions.
Thus we regard Rotifers as an independent stem branching off at the outset of the rise from the Platode type to higher Invertebrata The Polyzoa (q v), which in many ways recall Rotifers, appear to be equally independent.
The submature or mature dissection of the plateau by its branching insequent streams results in giving it an excess of sloping surface, usually too steep for farming, and hence left for tree growth.
to a mile) is dissected by many branching consequent streams; in its southernpart, as it ap~iroaches the Colorado river the cuesta is dissected into a belt of discontinuous hills.
In the north, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the intricately branching waterways of Puget Sound between the Cascade and the Olympic ranges occupy trough-like depressions which were filled by extensive glaciers in Pleistocene times; and thus mark the beginning of the great stretch of forded coast which extends northward to Alaska.
From all parts of the pyriform sac narrow stalk-like tubes are given off, ending in abundant widely-spread branching glandular caeca, which form the essential renal secreting apparatus.
A remarkable point in the Plecoptera is the presence in some forms (Pteronarcys) of small branching gills on the three thoracic and the front abdominal segments.
They resemble the May-flies in their " hemimetabolous " lifehistory; the young insects are markedly unlike their parents, inhabiting fresh water and breathing dissolved air, either through tracheal gills at the tip of the abdomen, or by a branching system of air-tubes on the walls of the rectum into which water is periodically admitted.
Microscopically the prostate consists of masses of long, slender, slightly branching glands, embedded in unstriped muscle and fibrous tissue; these glands open by delicate ducts (about twenty in number) into the prostatic urethra, which will be.
I, Germinating ascospore (sp) 2, Thallus in process of formawith branching germ-tube tion.
Formerly it consisted of little besides High Street, with closes and wynds branching off from it; but now that it has absorbed Invertiel, Linktown and Abbotshall on the west, and Pathhead, Sinclairtown and Gallatown on the east, it has reached a length of nearly 4 m.
Helianthus cucumerifolius: hardy, 3 to 4 ft., golden yellow, black disk; branching, free and bold without coarseness.
r) is shown to the right of the river a system of canals branching out and afterwards rejoining one another so as to allow of no means for the water that passes off the field to escape into the sea.
from Westminster Bridge Road as Kennington Road, continuing as Brixton Road and Brixton Hill, Clapham Road branching S.W.
Sea-going vessels sail up the Ems as far as Halte, and river craft as far as Greven, and the river is connected with a widely branching system of canals,, as the Ems-Jade and Dortmund-Ems canals.
I, C and D) is a typical but very specialized form of trochophore, provided with a branching nephridium bearing solenocytes.
high, with a granite sepulchre built in the floor of it, and various passages and chambers branching from it.
Branching has been described as " false " and " true."
Scytonema sp., false branching.
Rivularia sp. Stigonema sp., with hormogonium and true branching.
" True " branching arises only by the longitudinal division of a cell of a filament and the lateral outgrowth of one of the cells resulting from the division (Sirosiphonaceae).
In Dictyotaceae the apical cell occasionally divides longitudinally, and thus the dichotomous branching is provided for.
The branching of the thallus, which meets the eye in all these cases, is due to the unlimited growth of a few branches.
For the most part the branching is monopodial.
Largest of all is Sivatherium, typically from the Lower Pliocene of Northern India, but also recorded from Adrianople, in which the skull of the male is short and wide, with a pair of simple conical horns above the eye, and a huge branching pair at the vertex.
A difference in calibre, elasticity or branching of a blood vessel, the smallest variation in a nerve or group of vessel-cells, any anatomical or physiological divergence, is reflected throughout the organism.
The other roads branching out southward from Agra, to Surat and Burhanpur and Golconda, were [[[Early European Settlements]] undoubtedly the work of Mogul times.
Certain markings on slates and sandstones, such as the "fucoids" of Scandinavia and Scotland, the Phycoides of the Fichtelgebirge, Eophyton and other seaweed-like impressions, may indeed be the casts of fucoid plants; but it is by no means sure that many of them are not mere inorganic imitative markings or the tracks or casts of worms. Oldhamia, a delicate branching body, abundant in the Cambrian of the south-east of Ireland, is probably a calcareous alga, but its precise nature has not been satisfactorily determined.
Such is the origin of the branching bays or "drowned river valleys," among which may be noted the lower Potomac, Rappahannock, York and James rivers.
The first antennae are exceptional in branching, if at all, at the third joint.
But in one family (Sminthuridae) a spiracle, opening on either side between the head and the prothorax, leads to a branching system of air-tubes.
It is very readily propagated by means of its branching root-stock.
As cultivated it is an annual with an erect stalk rising to a height of from 20 to 40 in., with alternate, sessile, narrowly lance-shaped leaves, branching only at the top, each branch or branchlet ending in a bright blue flower.
high, with a cylindrical stalk as thick as a man's finger, and hardly branching except near the top. The lightgreen leaves are from 4 to 5 in.
A peculiar network of fjords and connecting channels terminating inland in a peculiarly shaped body of water with long, widely branching arms, called Worsley Sound, Obstruction Sound and Last Hope Inlet, covers an extensive area between the 51st and 53rd parallels, and extends nearly to the Argentine frontier.
The generative organs of the oyster consist of a system of branching cavities on each side of the body lying immediately beneath the surface.
Of the ranges extending south from the Cordillera Real and branching out between the 18th and 19th parallels, the more prominent are the Frailes which forms the eastern rampart of the great central plateau and which is celebrated for its mineral deposits, the Chichas which runs south from the vicinity of Potosi to the Argentine frontier, and the Livichuco which turns south-east and forms the watershed between the Cachimayo and Pilcomayo.
The former also looks on the ordinary disjointing bacterial cell as an oidium, and it must be admitted that since Brefeld's discovery of the frequency of minute oidia and chlamydospores among the fungi, the probability that some so-called bacteria - and this applies especially to the branching forms accepted by some bacteriologists - are merely reduced fungi is increased.
Leptothrix) and such as exhibit a false branching (e.g.
The scyphistoma of Nausithoe forms a branching network which grows in the sponge Esperella and forms the colonial polypoid organism named by Schulze Spongicola fistularis, by Allman Stephanoscyphus mirabilis.
The former leads to a protrusible pharynx (B), from which the oesophagus opens into a wide intestinal chamber with branching lateral diverticula.
In the cases of branching just cited the branches break directly through the sheath of the leaf in connexion with which they arise.
In grasses of temperate climates branching is rare at the upper nodes of the culm, but it is characteristic of the bamboos and many tropical grasses.
beyond the outlet of the Sarno, a great offshoot of the Apennines, branching from the main range near Cava, and projecting as a peninsula more than 12 m.
Trees and shrubs characterized by a copious branching of the stem and frequently by a regular pyramidal form.
The most striking characteristic of the majority of the Coniferales is the regular manner of the monopodial branching and the pyramidal shape.
Beyond Galatz, the river again turns eastward, branching out, near Tulcea, into three great waterways, which wind through a low-lying alluvial delta to the sea.
This is the way to Wadi Fatima and Medina, the Jidda road branching off from it to the left.
This gives off new outgrowths, and these, branching and anastomosing with one another, may form a network, adhering to stones, corals, or other objects, from which FIG.
In the order Stolonifera the zooids spring at intervals from branching or lamellar stolons, and are usually free from one another, except at their bases, but in some cases horizontal solenia arising at various heights from the body-wall may place the more distal portions of the zooids in communication with one another.
(C original; the rest after von Koch.) aporose corals, the only communication between the cavity of the edge-zone and the general cavity of the zooid is by way of the lip of the calicle; in the latter, or perforate corals, the theca is permeated by numerous branching and anastomosing canals lined by endoderm, which place the cavity of the edge-zone in communication with the general cavity of the zooid.
- Branching or massive aporose corals, the calices projecting above the level of a compact coenenchyme formed from the coenosarc which covers the exterior of the corallum.
- Colonial branching aporose corals, with small calices sunk in the coenenchyme.
- Colonial branching or palmate perforate corals, with abundant trabecular coenenchyme.
- Aporose, mainly colonial corals, massive, branching, or maeandroid.
Septa radial; dissepiments present; an epitheca surrounds the base of massive or maeandroid forms, but only surrounds individual corallites in simple or branching forms. Typical genera - Goniastraea, M.
- Solitary or colonial perforate corals, branching, massive, or encrusting.
They are usually preserved as branching or unbranching carbonized bodies, tree-like, leaf-like or rod-like in shape, their edges regularly toothed or denticulated.
Some of the branching forms have a distinct outward resemblance to the polyparies of Sertularia and Plumularia among the recent Hydroida (Calyptoblastea); in none of the unbranching forms, however, is the similarity by any means close.
In all these families the polypary originates as in Monograptus from a nema-bearing sicula, which invariably opens downwards and gives off only a single bud, such branching as may take place occurring at subsequent stages in the growth of the polypary.
In the oldest family - Dichograptidae--in which the branching polypary is bilaterally symmetrical and.
This consists of hard, elongated, slender, cylindrical or tapering, thread-like masses of epidermic tissue, each of which grows, without branching, from a short prominence, or papilla, sunk at the bottom of a pit, or follicle, in the true skin, or dermis.
The habit of the plant depends on the degree of branching rather than upon the foliage.
The Psilotaceae, however, differ from the Sphenophyllales in a number of definite features, such as the arrangement of the leaves singly and not in whorls, and the mode of branching.
The roots, the stele of which is monarch, may arise directly from the stem, or are borne on rhizophores, which spring from the shoot at the point of branching, and root on reaching the soil.
2, d), or more or less compound, the degree of branching in the sterile and fertile segments exhibiting a general parallelism.
In the Hexapods and Chilopods, and the Arachnids (usually), they form tree-like branching structures, and their finest branches are finer than any blood-capillary, actually in some cases penetrating a single cell and supplying it with gaseous oxygen.
Among the turgid wheats there is a frequent tendency in the spike to branch or become compound - a tendency which is manifested to a less degree in other forms. The Egyptian, or so-called "mummy" wheat is of this character, the lower part of the spike branching out into several subdivisions.
from the period when sown, or 1715° from the period of germination, branching or "tillering" goes on freely, and the young ears are formed.
Here two roads diverge; one branching off southeastwards to Pirot, Sofia and Constantinople; the other proceeding southwards to Vranya, Uskiib and Salonica.
Yet another remarkable feature comprises bright streaks, branching out in various directions and through long distances from a few central points, especially that known as Tycho.
It is a small, submerged plant with long, slender branching stems bearing whorls of narrow toothed leaves; the flowers appear at the surface when mature.
The smaller bracts or bracteoles, which occur among the subdivisions of a branching inflorescence, often produce no flower-buds, and thus anomalies occur in the floral arrangements.
When the spadix is compound or branching, as in palms, there are smaller spathes, surrounding separate parts of the inflorescence.
In describing a branching inflorescence, it is common to speak of the rachis as the primary floral axis, its branches as the secondary floral axes, their divisions as the tertiary floral axes, and so on; thus avoiding any confusion that might arise from the use of the terms rachis, peduncle and pedicel.
H the secondary floral axes give rise to tertiary ones, the raceme is branching, and forms a panicle, as in Yucca gloriosa.
II, where the primary axis a' gives off secondary axes a", a", which end in single flowers; or branching, where the secondary axes again subdivide.
14), or branching as in palms. A spike bearing female flowers only, and covered with scales, is a strobilus, as in the hop. In grasses FIG.
there are usually numerous sessile flowers arranged in small spikes, called locustae or spikelets, which are either set closely along a central axis, or produced on secondary axes formed by the branching of the central one; to the latter form the term panicle is applied.
Branching of stamens also produces apparent want of symmetry; thus, in the so-called polyadelphous stamens of Hypericaceae there are really only five stamens which give off numerous branches, but the basal portion remaining short, the branches have the appearance of separate stamens, and the flower thus seems asymmetrical.
In some cases, as in papilionaceous flowers, the stamens cohere, having been originally separate, but in most cases each bundle is produced by the branching of a single stamen.
The tissue is made up of large, unseptate, occasionally branching tubes, with an undulating vertical course, among which much smaller tubes are irregularly interwoven.
The diarch roots of a Sphenophyllum have been described by Renault, who has also investigated the leaves; they were strongly constructed mechanically, and traversed by slender vascular bundles branching dichotomously.
The anatomy of Sigillaria is not so well known as that of Lepidodendron, for specimens showing structure are comparatively rare, a fact which may be correlated with the infrequency of branching in the genus.
Branching of the blood vessels can be glimpsed to the lower right where two smaller arterioles join the larger vessel.
Left: low-power view of the characteristic branching conidiophores which bear clusters of gray conidia at their tips.
fairly continuous ascent brings you to a trail branching off and up to the left.
The lack of branching allows molecules to lie close together in a regular way which is almost crystalline.
fixity of print, and for the branching of holographic space.
gluon emission and collinear parton branching.
hyphae of the wild type fungus showed limited branching and were mostly oriented parallel to the intercellular spaces of the leaf.
The main body of most fungi is made up of fine, branching, usually colorless threads called hyphae.
Molds are composed of numerous, microscopic, branching hyphae known collectively as a mycelium.
Grows to form a fungus-like, branching mycelium with aerial hyphae bearing conidia.
When I got to the end of the path there were several others branching in different directions to various outhouses.
spiral stair to an area of branching passage ways where a young, slender elf was waiting.
He led them down a spiral stair to an area of branching passage ways where a young, slender elf was waiting.
undulatelley is deeply undulating, with steep, rounded slopes dissected by numerous small branching streams.
In some of the true Ascomycetes, such as Penicillium glaucum, the conidia if grown in saccharine solutions, which they have the power of fermenting, develop single cell yeast-like forms, and do not - at any rate for a time - produce again the characteristic branching mycelium.
The rod-like bodies from the intenor of the tube, which has considerable resemblance to the zoogloea of many Bacteria, are liberated into the interior of the cells of the tubercle and fill it, increasing by a process of branching and fission.
The syncytium is traversed by a series of branching tubules containing fluid and is controlled by a few wandering, amoeboid nuclei (fig.
Just south of the equator channels from the long, branching Lake Deshekwama or Hardinge, fed by the Lakdera river, enter from the west, and in oÃ‚° 15' S.
It is well known in Europe as a small ornamental tree, but in the tropics it attains very large dimensions, and develops a system of branching roots which act as buttresses to the large trunk (see fig.
Digging wasps make simple holes in the ground; many burrowing bees form branching tunnels; other bees excavate timber or make their brood-chambers in hollow plant-stems; wasps work up with their saliva vegetable fibres bitten off tree-bark to make paper; social bees produce from glands in their own bodies the wax whence their nest-chambers are built.
These invaginated cells are the archenteron; they proliferate and give off branching cells, which apply themselves (fig.
As in Gymnosperms, branching is monopodial; dichotomy or the forking of the growing point into two equivalent branches which replace the main stem, is absent both in the case able variety in form (see Leaf), but are generally small in comparison with the size of the plant; exceptions occur in some Monocotyledons, e.g.
The capsules are generally incised only once, but the fields are visited a second or third time to collect the opium from the poppy-heads subsequently developed by the branching of the stem.
Branching, however, occurs not infrequently; in Cycas .the tall stem often p roduces several candelabra-like arms; in Zamia the main axis may break up near the base into several cylindrical branches; in species of Dioon (fig.
A crinoid reduced to its simplest elements consists of three principal portions - (i.) a theca or test enclosing the viscera; (ii.) five arms stretching upwards or outwards from the theca, sometimes single, sometimes branching; (iii.) a stem stretching downwards from the theca and attaching it to the sea-floor (see fig.
from the period when sown, or 1715Ã‚° from the period of germination, branching or "tillering" goes on freely, and the young ears are formed.
The image shows just three broad categories of sites with a very clear dominance by branching, massive or tabulate coral.
The valley is deeply undulating, with steep, rounded slopes dissected by numerous small branching streams.
By slapping on the same old stuff every day and never branching out in colors or shapes, you'll never learn anything.
How would you go about choosing the right lip products based on a person's skin tone without making them look goth (the fear of many women branching out into dark lipstick territory)?
Daisy Marc Jacobs Pour Sephora Pretty Pouch Trio: Branching out a bit, this logo-embossed set of gold cosmetic bags is inspired by the delicacy of Daisy.
Thanks to Tinkerbell's increased popularity after branching off into her own big screen performances, Tinkerbell is even more popular today than she was since making her debut in the now legendary cartoon.
Adam Sandler – Largely known as a comedian but also branching out occasionally into dramatic roles in his movies, Sandler is not only a registered Republican, but also contributed to Rudy Giuliani's failed presidential campaign.
Not content with simply manufacturing pet food, the Iams company is now branching out into the pet health care industry by promoting health insurance for pets.
It has leaf-stalks over one foot long, and blossoms three to five inches across, which are borne on branching stems, each stem bearing from two to seven flowers, which have a stronger tendency to assume a rosy hue than the ordinary kind.
Here it assumes a dense branching tree-like habit, and often produces flowers each over a foot in diameter.
Gillenia - G. trifoliata is a Spiraea-like plant with numerous erect slender stems, about 2 feet high, and branching in the upper part into a loose panicle of white flowers.
Gargano Hairbell (Campanula Garganica) - A compact plant of prostrate habit, the starry erect flowers in branching racemes, pale blue, shading off to white towards the centre in summer, thriving in a rock garden or a border.
Height, 9 inches to 12 inches, the lax branching stems bearing a rich profusion of large pendent bells of the deepest purple.
In vigour, branching habit, freedom of flowering, stature, and fine presence, they are immeasurably superior to the older sorts; giants many of them, and of beauty unknown till recent years.
D. nudicaule has scarlet blossoms, a dwarf, compact, branching growth, a hardy constitution, and a free blooming habit, 1 to 3 feet high.
It is a branching bush, with stems about 2 feet high, and many flowers 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
The leaves are about 2 inches long, the margins spiny-toothed, the texture leathery, and the midrib extending beyond the blade, branching and forming a strong twining tendril.
The finest strain is the large flowering Pyramidal Ten-week, vigorous plants, each branching freely, bearing a huge main spike of double flowers and numerous branching spikes in succession.
Wanneri rarely exceeds 6 inches in height, with deep mauve flowers borne freely on branching racemes.
They are slender bulbous plants with narrow grassy leaves, and tall branching flower-stems, 1 to 4 feet high.
This is done to encourage new lateral branching.
You may be just learning to tie your necktie knot of choice and not feel comfortable branching out on a regular work morning.
Of late, the company has been branching out more and more, and as such, has found a new section of the fashion market in which they can build a new fan base.
The company has been around for more than 100 years, starting in San Francisco and branching out to include 25 locations around the globe.
While remaining true to their Scottish heritage, they have also taken large steps into the 21st century by branching into ladies wear, corporate wear, and expanding their retail presence to the web.
Some plus size women fear that their options are limited, but in truth, more and more designers are branching out and creating swimsuits with flair, style and elegance - in every size.
Chair excercises as a form of fitness is growing in popularity and branching out.
Branching out into the honey and amber colors will make it easier for you to purchase contact lenses because they are available in regular soft contact lens brands such as Expressions.
Certain levels do offer branching paths, but it's not enough to make you feel like you're actual deciding where you go.
A screenplay for a video game is similar to a movie script except you may have to insert special branching scenes depending on how many choices a player has at any one point.
Since 1981, the winery has produced quality wines, starting with their 1981 vintage Pinot Noir, and ultimately branching out to include Zinfandel and Chardonnay.
The trachea divides into the right and left bronchi, each branching off into multiple smaller bronchi that course throughout the lung tissue.
The tree is branching following the Golden Ration with the Fibonacci sequence: 1,2,3,5,8.
It's best to start out with milder treatments to see if they'll help before branching out into the more powerful treatment territory.
Countrywide has continued to grow its business by branching out into banking and insurance services.
Now they are passing that wealth onto you by branching out into the San Jose area.
Can fans expect to see you branching out into other fashion areas in the future?
For instance, if you've always been the basic black one-piece type of gal, branching out to a flowered pattern just might max-out your exotic limits.
Branching into swimwear was a natural extension for our product line as we strive to continue to be the leader in all things ultra-sexy.
We have done so well with this line, that I am now branching into active-wear.
Most candle makers start by blending fragrances that are close to their own personal taste before branching out and trying other fragrances.
Right hand rings are typically larger and wider than engagement or wedding rings, branching out into different bands and levels rather than constricted to a traditional style.
Whether you are considering hiring a ghostwriter or if you are a professional writer interested in branching out into this line of work, it's important to educate yourself about ghostwriter fees.
Once you've finished checking out one family tree, you can jump over to another tree using the "Branching Out" feature.
Blends: Like other yarn companies, Red Heart is branching out into eco-friendly options.
However, Christmastime is great for branching out into reds, greens and even metallics.
Branching out and away from the term "nylon" in your search may provide the variety of results you're hoping for as well.
Depeche Mode enjoyed minor success for years in Britain before branching out across the Atlantic.
Myspace is now branching out into the music industry with the launch of Myspace Records.
As the show continued into the next seasons the producers started branching out to Chicago, L.A., and other cities to find African-Americans, low-middle class couples, and even same-sex couples.
He learned to fish while he was still in elementary school, branching out into crab fishing while attending high school.
He cemented his action-adventure hero status with the Lethal Weapon series in the 'eighties, while branching out into romantic lead with such titles as Mrs. Soffel and The Year of Living Dangerously.
Keep branching out this way and soon you'll have lots of people to keep up with.
Learning the lessons of dead specialized search engines, many of the bigger search engine companies began branching into other "vertical" spaces to increase their value and efficiency to the users.
These nervures consist of a series of trunks radiating from the wing-base and usually branching as they approach the wing-margins, the branches being often connected by short transverse nervures, so that the wing-area is marked off into a number of " cells " or areolets.
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It seems probable, however, that the Via Laurentina proper is that which led out of the Porta Ardeatina of the Aurelian wall and went direct to Tor Paterno, while the road branching from the Via Ostiensis at the third mile, and leading past Decimo to Lavinium (Pratica), which crosses the other road at right angles not far from its destination (the Laurentina there running S.W.
The Sea of Japan has a wide shelf only in the north, the central part forms a broad basin with depths of 1650 fathoms. The Laurentian Sea (Gulf of St Lawrence) has a narrow branching gully running between wide shelves, in which a depth of 312 fathoms is found south of Anticosti.
The mainland, opposite the western end of Long Island, is traversed by the lower Hudson and other channels - submerged valleys - which form a branching bay with several islands, the largest of which are Staten and Manhattan Islands.
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