Globose sentence example
They have the fleshy stems characteristic of the order, these being either globose, oblong or cylindrical, and either ribbed as in Melocactus, or broken up into distinct tubercles, and most of them armed with stiff sharp pines, set in little woolly cushions occupying the place of the buds.
They are dwarf, ribbed, globose or cylindrical plants; and the flowers, which are produced from the side instead of the apex of the stem, are large, and in some cases very beautiful, being remarkable for the length of the tube, which is more or less covered with bristly hairs.
The fruits are small, globose, about in.
The young shoots of P. domestica are glabrous, and the fruit oblong; in P. insititia the young shoots are pubescent, and the fruit more or less globose.
It has long, narrow, flat, obscurely keeled leaves, a deciduous spathe, and a globose umbel of whitish flowers, among which are small bulbils.Advertisement
It is a large shrub, 8 to 10 or more feet high, variable in foliage, and with flowers densely crowded in globose heads peduncled in the axils of the uppermost leaves, and which vary in color from pink to pale lilac, with an orange throat.
T. minima is the smallest of the hardy kinds, 12 inches to 18 inches in height, with slender rush-like leaves and dense or globose heads, those of the other kinds being much longer than they are broad.
A. setacea is an alpine species, with little globose heads of pink flowers so numerous as almost to conceal the plant on flower-stems from 1 to 3 inches high.
The style is simple or branched, and the stigma is linear, capitate or globose in form; these variations afford means for distinguishing the different genera.
The flowers are large and white, and are succeeded by very large globose fruits like oranges, but paler in colour, and with a more pungent flavour.Advertisement
The narrow, pointed leaves are spirally arranged and persist for four or five years; the cones are small, globose and borne at the ends of the branchlets, the scales are thickened at the extremity and divided into sharply pointed lobes, three to five seeds are borne on each scale.
The pendent flowers are pure white, globose, and contracted to a much narrower mouth than in E. campanulatus.