How to use Imbricate in a sentence
This aestivation is imbricate.
Thus, in Malvaceae the corolla is contorted and the calyx valuate, or reduplicate; in St John's-wort the calyx is imbricate, and the corolla contorted.
With very few exceptions, the integuments form imbricate scalelike folds arranged with the greatest regularity; they are small and pluriserial on the upper parts of the body and tail, large and uniserial on the abdomen, and generally biserial on the lower side of the tail.
The leaves are small and imbricate, and are borne on flattened branches, which are apt to be mistaken for the leaves.
This variety of imbricate aestivation has been termed cochlear.Advertisement
In Convolvulaceae, while the corolla is twisted, and has its parts arranged in a circle, the calyx is imbricate, and exhibits a spiral arrangement.