Prickles Sentence Examples
Hooks, thorns and prickles are characteristic of many South African plants.
All these leaves have tiny prickles on their edges, which makes them feel rough to the touch.
The bark of the young tree is studded with stout prickles.
Smilax Pseudo-China - The lower part of the stem is armed with straight, needle-like prickles, the upper part and the branches mostly unarmed.
Skin problems ie thickening of the skin, scabs in the fur or loss of prickles, will also need veterinary treatment.Advertisement
Upper surface is dark green and lower surface is light green with prickles at mid-vein.
It has hard prickles, leaves a foot long and very graceful, and handsome yellow flowers in racemes.
The stems are angular and the prickles stout, scattered, and sometimes a little curved.
Variety mauritanica has angular stems of a considerable length and bearing few prickles; they are also rare on the leaves.
It is evergreen, the strong rounded shoots reaching a height of 12 feet or more, armed with strong, straight green prickles; the branches slender, and usually spineless.Advertisement
Bristly Green Briar (Smilax Bona-Nox) - The root-stocks have large tubers; the stems are slightly angled, the branches often four-angled, the leaves green and shining on both sides, and their margins fringed with needle-like prickles.
Rose "Anemone" is from a cross with some Tea Rose, but it retains the fine foliage and form of flower of R. laevigata, and the dark brown shoots freely armed with thorns and prickles.
Its stems, on the other hand, have very few prickles, and they are also distinguished by the peeling loose bark.
The leaves are very long and twisted, the small oval cones armed with recurved prickles; the tree is said to be of rapid growth.
They vary in appearance between different localities, but common features include stems covered with short stiff hairs and curved prickles.Advertisement
The sharp prickles attached to the palm are an embodiment of hyper-sensitivity.
They count how many prickles on that leaf and return to the number line (not crossing or disturbing the line ).
This can be important for decorating the tree or avoiding painful prickles.
Smilax Glauca - This plant has angular stems of about 3 feet, armed with rather stout numerous or scattered prickles, or may sometimes be without any.
Smilax Hispida - Quite a distinct plant, the stems of which are usually thickly hispid with slender straight prickles.Advertisement
Smilax Laurifolia - A high climbing species, the stems round, armed with strong straight prickles, the branches angled, mostly unarmed.
Meconopsis Horridula - A little plant found at a great height in the Himalayas, growing as almost stemless tufts of lanceolate leaves, covered densely with prickles; the short stems bear bluish-purple flowers about an inch and a half wide.
The fruit consists of a three-celled capsule, covered externally with soft yielding prickles, and each cell develops a single seed.