Definition of Accrescent. Meaning of Accrescent. Synonyms of Accrescent

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Definition of Accrescent

Accrescent
Accrescent Ac*cres"cent, a. [L. accrescens, -entis, p. pr. of accrescere; ad + crescere to grow. See Crescent.] 1. Growing; increasing. --Shuckford. 2. (Bot.) Growing larger after flowering. --Gray.

Meaning of Accrescent from wikipedia

- lobes, with the lobes shorter than the tube, it is persistent and often accrescent. The corolla usually has five petals that are also joined together forming...
- feature is the inflated, papery calyx enclosing each berry. The calyx is accrescent until the fruit is fully grown; at first, it is of normal size, but after...
- colour-change of flower. Brunfelsia australis : ripening seed capsule, showing accrescent calyx. Brunfelsia uniflora : mid-shot of plant in flower. Brunfelsia undulata :...
- be edible. The fruits, which are globular and largely enclosed by the accrescent calyces, can reach a kilogram in weight and have a taste described as...
- crematory, incremate creō cre- creāv- creāt- make accresce, accrescence, accrescent, accrete, accretion, accretionary, accretive, accruable, accrual, accrue...
- of Agave, Oxalis, and Attalea. Antonym of caulescent (possessing stem) accrescent Increasing in size with age, such as a calyx that continues to grow after...
- pentamerous, yellow. Calyx- Sepals 5, gamosepalous, campanulate, slightly accrescent, persistent, valvate. Corolla- Petals 5, polypetalous but slightly connate...
- or lobed; sometimes subtended by a small bract, entire or lobed, non accrescent in the fruit. Androgynous inflorescences usually with female flowers at...
- short, recurved, and bearing two bractlets. Calyx: Usually four-lobed, accrescent under the fruit. Corolla: Greenish yellow or creamy white, tubular, four-lobed;...
- κρηπίδωμα crepidoma cresc- grow, rise Latin crescere accresce, accrescence, accrescent, accrete, accretion, accrue, concrete, crescendo, crescent, crew, decrease...
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