Ovate sentence example

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  • The cones are very small, ovate and pointed.

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  • The leaves are rather short, curved, and often twisted; the male catkins, in dense cylindrical whorls, fill the air of the forest with their sulphur-like pollen in May or June, and fecundate the purple female flowers, which, at first sessile and erect, then become recurved on a lengthening stalk; the ovate cones, about the length of the leaves, do not reach maturity until the autumn of the following year, and the seeds are seldom scattered until the third spring; the cone-scales terminate in a pyramidal FIG.

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  • Ilex, usually a smaller tree, frequently of rather shrub-like appearance, with abundant glossy dark-green leaves, generally ovate in shape and more or less prickly at the margin, but sometimes with the edges entire; the under surface is hoary; the acorns are oblong on short stalks.

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  • The leaves are broader than in most willows, and are generally either deltoid or ovate in shape, often cordate at the base, and frequently with slender petioles vertically flattened.

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  • The slender filaments of the stamens vary widely, often in the same flower; the anthers are linear to ovate in shape, attached at the back to the filament, and open lengthwise.

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  • From Megatherium these animals, which rivalled the Indian rhinoceros in bulk, differ in the shape of their cheek-teeth; these (five above and four below) being much smaller, with an ovate section, and a cupped instead of a ridged crown-surface, thus resembling those of the true sloths.

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  • Herrings are readily recognized and distinguished from the other species of Clupea by having an ovate patch of very small teeth on the vomer (that is, the centre of the palate).

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  • The ears are rather small, ovate and erect; and there is no external appearance of a tail.

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  • P. grandidentata, the large-leaved American aspen, has ovate or roundish leaves deeply and irregularly serrated on the margin.

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  • The branches curve upwards like the stem, with their thick covering of long dark green leaves, giving a massive rounded outline to the tree; the ovate cones are from 4 to 6 in.

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  • The beautiful reddish-brown shining cones, roundly ovate in shape, with pyramidal scale apices, have been prized from the ancient days of Rome for their edible nut-like seeds, which are still used as an article of food or dessert.

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  • P. occidentalis, a five-leaved pine with pale-green foliage and small ovate cones, is found on the high mountains of Santo Domingo and Cuba.

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  • When the threads reach the air they branch in a tree-like manner, and each branch (sporangiophore) carries one or more ovate sporangia, as shown at E, E, E, which fall off and are carried by the wind.

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  • In the latter case the leaf usually becomes oval, ovate or even cordate or sagittate, but these forms are found in sessile leaves also (Olyra, Panicum).

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  • Within the pale are two minute, ovate, pointed, white membranous scales called "lodicules."

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  • Frankincense, or olibanum, occurs in commerce in semiopaque, round, ovate or oblong tears or irregular lumps, which are covered externally with a white dust, the result of their friction against one another.

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  • The leaves are alternate, oval to ovate or elliptic, mostly toothed, rarely entire and occasionally lobed.

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  • The leaves are broadly ovate, stalked, and usually smooth.

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  • Its leaves are narrowly ovate, up to 15cm (6in) long, bronze and slightly hairy when young.

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  • Head elongated, but broad behind; muzzle long and pointed; ears of moderate size, ovate and rather pointed.

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  • Of the European kinds one of the most important and best marked forms is the white poplar or abele, P. alba, a tree of large size, with rounded spreading head and curved branches, which, like the trunk, are covered with a greyish white bark, becoming much furrowed on old stems. The leaves are ovate or nearly round in general outline, but with deeply waved, more or less lobed and indented margins and cordate base; the upper side is of a dark green tint, but the lower surface is clothed with a dense white down, which likewise covers the young shoots - giving, with the bark, a hoary aspect to the whole tree.

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  • Leaflets are ovate and have serreate margins.

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  • The plant is 18 inches or 2 feet high, with small, ovate, soft, greyish and somewhat downy leaves and flowers from June onwards.

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  • At Glasnevin it forms a densely-branched shrub of about 10 feet high, with green twiggy branches sparingly clothed with tiny, green ovate leaves.

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  • The leaves are made up of about eleven ovate leaflets, the larger ones exceeding 5 inches in length and 2 1/2 inches in width.

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  • They are ovate, often narrowed about the middle or lobed at the base, seven-or nine-nerved and green on both sides, sometimes toothed on the margin.

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  • Its young leaves are downy but wear smooth, remaining grey and woolly beneath, ovate in shape, and 4 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 wide.

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  • Viburnum Dentatum - A bushy shrub of 15 feet, with ovate leaves on slender stems and abundant white flowers in June and July, when the shrub is at its best.

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  • Greyish ovate, acutely pointed leaves, and horizontally disposed bells of violet-purple color on wiry stems, 6 inches high, mark it well.

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  • Hardy and deciduous, it reaches 4 to 6 inches high at its best, the stems freely furnished with glaucous ovate acutely pointed leaves, each stem terminated by a solitary salvershaped, azure-blue flower with a base of deepest violet.

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  • It is less than 1 foot in height, with ovate leaves from a quarter of an inch to half an inch long, thickly clustered on the twigs, the margins set with slender hairs.

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  • The leaves vary much in form and size, but are mostly ovate, scantily covered with down on the under side, and finely toothed.

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  • Calceolaria Plantaginea - A low-growing plant spreading by means of short side growths; the leaves, formed in rosettes, are broadly ovate, with toothed margins and attain a considerable size in moist positions.

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  • Ears of moderate or small size, ovate, pointed.

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