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spathe Sentence Examples

  • - Spadix of Arum niaculatum from which the greater part of the spathe has been cut away.

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  • p, Pistillate, s, staminate flowers; h, sterile flowers forming a circlet of stiff hairs closing the mouth of the chamber formed by the lower part of the spathe.

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  • The plants have long narrow leaves springing from the bulb and a central scape bearing one or more generally large, white or yellow, drooping or inclined flowers, which are enveloped before opening in a membranous spathe.

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  • (Narcissus Tazetta) bursting from This gives the special charthe sheathing bract or spathe, b.

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  • long and the spathe single-flowered.

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  • Lower part of spathe cut open.

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  • The small flowers are densely crowded on thick fleshy spikes, which are associated with, and often more or less enveloped by, a large leaf (bract), the so-called spathe, which, as in cuckoo-pint, where it is green in colour, Richardia, where it is white, creamy or yellow, Anthurium, where it is a brilliant scarlet, is often the most striking feature of the plant.

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  • These are followed by the inflorescence, a fleshy spadix bearing in the lower part numerous closely crowded simple unisexual flowers and continued above into a purplish or yellowish appendage; the spadix is enveloped by a leafy spathe, constricted in the lower part to form a chamber, in which are the flowers.

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  • The insects visit the plant in large numbers, attracted by the foetid smell, and act as carriers of the pollen from one spathe to another.

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  • As the fruit ripens the spathe withers, and the brilliant red berries are exposed.

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  • It has long, narrow, flat, obscurely keeled leaves, a deciduous spathe, and a globose umbel of whitish flowers, among which are small bulbils.

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  • long, and the spathe single-flowered.

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  • A long leaf (spathe) borne immediately below the spike forms an apparent continuation of the scape, though really a lateral outgrowth from it, the spike of flowers being terminal.

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  • The flowers spring from, or are enclosed in, a spathe, and are unisexual and regular, with generally a calyx and corolla, each of three members; the stamens are in whorls of three, the inner whorls are often barren; the two to fifteen carpels form an inferior ovary containing generally numerous ovules on often large, produced, parietal placentas.

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  • and has a white spathe more than a foot in length; and on the western coast dense thickets of mangrove line the creeks and rivers.

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  • A sheathing bract enclosing one or several flowers is called a spathe.

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  • The spathe protects the flowers in their young state, and often falls off after they are developed, or hangs down From Strasburger's Lehrbuch der Botanik, by permission of Gustav Fischer.

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  • The spathe wraps around itself to form a space that encloses a spherical head of flowers, called a spadix (figure 2 ).

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  • - Spadix of Arum niaculatum from which the greater part of the spathe has been cut away.

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  • p, Pistillate, s, staminate flowers; h, sterile flowers forming a circlet of stiff hairs closing the mouth of the chamber formed by the lower part of the spathe.

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  • The plants have long narrow leaves springing from the bulb and a central scape bearing one or more generally large, white or yellow, drooping or inclined flowers, which are enveloped before opening in a membranous spathe.

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  • (Narcissus Tazetta) bursting from This gives the special charthe sheathing bract or spathe, b.

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  • long and the spathe single-flowered.

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  • Lower part of spathe cut open.

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  • The small flowers are densely crowded on thick fleshy spikes, which are associated with, and often more or less enveloped by, a large leaf (bract), the so-called spathe, which, as in cuckoo-pint, where it is green in colour, Richardia, where it is white, creamy or yellow, Anthurium, where it is a brilliant scarlet, is often the most striking feature of the plant.

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  • These are followed by the inflorescence, a fleshy spadix bearing in the lower part numerous closely crowded simple unisexual flowers and continued above into a purplish or yellowish appendage; the spadix is enveloped by a leafy spathe, constricted in the lower part to form a chamber, in which are the flowers.

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  • The insects visit the plant in large numbers, attracted by the foetid smell, and act as carriers of the pollen from one spathe to another.

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  • As the fruit ripens the spathe withers, and the brilliant red berries are exposed.

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  • It has long, narrow, flat, obscurely keeled leaves, a deciduous spathe, and a globose umbel of whitish flowers, among which are small bulbils.

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  • long, and the spathe single-flowered.

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  • A long leaf (spathe) borne immediately below the spike forms an apparent continuation of the scape, though really a lateral outgrowth from it, the spike of flowers being terminal.

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  • The flowers spring from, or are enclosed in, a spathe, and are unisexual and regular, with generally a calyx and corolla, each of three members; the stamens are in whorls of three, the inner whorls are often barren; the two to fifteen carpels form an inferior ovary containing generally numerous ovules on often large, produced, parietal placentas.

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  • and has a white spathe more than a foot in length; and on the western coast dense thickets of mangrove line the creeks and rivers.

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  • A sheathing bract enclosing one or several flowers is called a spathe.

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  • The spathe protects the flowers in their young state, and often falls off after they are developed, or hangs down From Strasburger's Lehrbuch der Botanik, by permission of Gustav Fischer.

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  • 13), it is an amentum or catkin, hence such trees are called amentiferous; at other times it becomes succulent, bearing numerous flowers, surrounded by a sheathing bract or spathe, and then it constitutes a spadix, which may be simple, as in Arum maculatum (fig.

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  • The spathe wraps around itself to form a space that encloses a spherical head of flowers, called a spadix (figure 2).

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  • Dragons Mouth (Arum Crinitum) - In flower this is very grotesque, from the singular shape of its broad speckled spathe.

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  • The spathe bracts resemble a corolla, and consist of four large pure white spreading leaves from the base of the spadix or cone of flowers.

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  • N. Marvel has a bladder-like spathe like an Allium, and a pale and shapely flower.

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