Definition of Amplexicaul. Meaning of Amplexicaul. Synonyms of Amplexicaul

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Definition of Amplexicaul

Amplexicaul
Amplexicaul Am*plex"i*caul, a. [L. amplexus, p. p. of amplecti to encircle, to embrace + caulis stem: cf. F. amplexicaule.] (Bot.) Clasping or embracing a stem, as the base of some leaves. --Gray.

Meaning of Amplexicaul from wikipedia

- near each other. Contrast anatropous, campylotropous, and orthotropous. amplexicaul With the base dilated and clasping the stem, usually of leaves. amylum...
- purple, 1.5–2 cm (0.59–0.79 in) long. The specific name refers to the amplexicaul leaves (leaves grasping the stem). Henbit is an annual herb with a sprawling...
- centimetres (3.1–5.9 in). The cauline leaves are generally two, sessile, amplexicaul and lanceolate-shaped with a trilobed apex. The inflorescence is umbrella-shaped...
- heart-shaped (cordate), while cauline leaves are lanceolate, sessile and amplexicaul. The inflorescence is formed by 15-20 sessile, actinomorphic and hermaphrodite...
- The slender stems are woody and the leaves are bright green, cordate, amplexicaul, 7–9 centimetres (2.8–3.5 in) long and 5–10 centimetres (2.0–3.9 in)...
- especially in the lower part. The leaves are opposite, unstalked but not amplexicaul, lanceolate and toothed, rounded at the base, 4–10 centimetres (1.6–3...
- ellipsoid-shaped "spots" on the surface (hence the species name). The leaves are amplexicaul and can be either radical (basal) or cauline. The underground part of...
- greyish-green, the lower ones with a small petioles, the upper ones partly amplexicaul. It is hermaphrodite and entomophilous. The flowers are violet-blue,...
- 19 cm and a width of 0.8 to 1.5 cm. The apex is a****inate. There are amplexicaul (clasping the stem) sheathing sti****s. This orchid blooms in summer...
- terminal clusters, clasping the stem for half its cir****ference (half-amplexicaul). Flowers are in terminal spikes or panicles (racemose to paniculate)...
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