Definition of Areole. Meaning of Areole. Synonyms of Areole

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Definition of Areole

Areole
Areole A"re*ole, n. Same as Areola.

Meaning of Areole from wikipedia

- In botany, areoles are small light- to dark-colored bumps on cacti out of which grow clusters of spines. Areoles are important diagnostic features of...
- structures called areoles, a kind of highly reduced branch. Areoles are an identifying feature of cacti. As well as spines, areoles give rise to flowers...
- Areola or areole (Latin for "small space") may also refer to: The open spaces of areolar connective tissue, a type of loose connective tissue Areole, a raised...
- found in areoles of Opuntia). The spines of Fouquieria splendens develop from the leaf petioles. Sti**** spines on Vac****ia xanthophloea. Areoles and spines...
- eventually deciduous hairs from lower part of areole ± numerous white or brownish, mature vegetative areoles usually lacking hairs, juvenile plants have...
- are hair-like spines or short prickles, generally barbed, found on the areoles of cacti in the sub-family Opuntioideae. Cactus glochids easily detached...
- difficult to discern areoles; Impresa, with "fingerprint" depressions; Umbonata, with rounded protrusions at the apex of each areole; Mamilata with fleshy...
- brown, the number at each areole gradually increasing with age; new twigs can have spineless areoles, while the trunk areoles may have up to 90 spines...
- same six cuticular structures of areoles on the surface, the significantly longer filaments on the female crowned areoles. Female horsehair appears to have...
- Clambering plants with flat to angled stems, producing aerial roots. Areoles may be with or without spines. Flowers are large and nocturnal, pollinated...
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