How to use Imbricate in a sentence

imbricate
  • This aestivation is imbricate.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The leaves are small and imbricate, and are borne on flattened branches, which are apt to be mistaken for the leaves.

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  • This variety of imbricate aestivation has been termed cochlear.

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  • In Convolvulaceae, while the corolla is twisted, and has its parts arranged in a circle, the calyx is imbricate, and exhibits a spiral arrangement.

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