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

- axillary inflorescences. Flowers have persistent, 5-parted perianths not accrescent in fruit, and 10-18 stamens with filaments connate at the base. The ovary...
- the Asteraceae family of flowering plants. The dictionary definition of accrescent at Wiktionary Growing larger after flowering. achene The dictionary definition...
- 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...
- crematory, incremate creō cre- creāv- creāt- make accresce, accrescence, accrescent, accrete, accretion, accretionary, accretive, accruable, accrual, accrue...
- κρηπίδωμα crepidoma cresc- grow, rise Latin crescere accresce, accrescence, accrescent, accrete, accretion, accrue, concrete, crescendo, crescent, crew, decrease...
- 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...
- short, recurved, and bearing two bractlets. Calyx: Usually four-lobed, accrescent under the fruit. Corolla: Greenish yellow or creamy white, tubular, four-lobed;...
- surface. Examples include some species of Agave, Oxalis and Attalea. accrescent Increasing in size with age, such as a calyx that continues to grow after...
- Inflorescence usually terminal. Sepals usually connate, often colored, usually accrescent. Corolla red to yellow, pink, or white. Corolla tube 5-lobed, the lobes...
- or lobed; sometimes subtended by a small bract, entire or lobed, non accrescent in the fruit. Androgynous inflorescences usually with female flowers at...
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