Kidney-shaped sentence example

kidney-shaped
  • There remains one other important group, the so-called " kidney " cottons in which there are only long hairs, and the seed easily comes away clean as with " Sea Island," but, instead of each seed being separate, the whole group in each of the three compartments of the capsule is firmly united together in a more or less kidney-shaped mass.
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  • The order contains about fifty species in fifteen genera, twelve of which occur in fresh water while three are marine; and includes both floating and submerged forms. Hydrocharis floats on the surface of still water, and has rosettes of kidney-shaped leaves, from among which spring the flower-stalks; stolons bearing new leafrosettes are sent out on all sides, the plant thus propagating itself in the same way as the strawberry.
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  • P. fimbriata has large flowers with peculiar fringe-like appendages, its kidney-shaped leaves resembling those of P. asarifolia, another hardy species, about 9 inches high, which bears similar white flowers without fringes.
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  • S. pusilla has kidney-shaped leaves, and a corolla less deeply fringed.
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  • Though the two kinds G. scabra and G. manicata greatly resemble each other, the leaves of G. manicata are more kidney-shaped and attain a much larger size, often measuring 4 to 6 feet across.
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