Definition of Ligule. Meaning of Ligule. Synonyms of Ligule

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Definition of Ligule

Ligule
Ligule Lig"ule (-[-u]l), n. [L. ligula, lingula, little tongue, dim. of lingua tongue : cf. F. ligule.] 1. (Bot.) (a) The thin and scarious projection from the upper end of the sheath of a leaf of grass. (b) A strap-shaped corolla of flowers of Composit[ae]. 2. (Anat.) A band of white matter in the wall of fourth ventricle of the brain.

Meaning of Ligule from wikipedia

- A ligule (from Latin: ligula "strap", variant of lingula, from lingua "tongue") — is a thin outgrowth at the junction of leaf and leafstalk of many gr****es...
- 5+0 scheme — all five petals form the ligule. A 4+1 scheme is found in the Barnadesioideae. The tip of the ligule is often divided into teeth, each one...
- serrated transversely. The ligule is pointed and silvery. Compared this to Common Meadowgr**** Poa pratensis, which has a squared ligule, and Poa trivialis, which...
- grows 3 to 7 feet (1 to 2 m) tall, and is distinguished by a "rifle-sight" ligule where the leaf blade attaches to the leaf sheath. The leaf is about 3 feet...
- 5 Meters) tall, and has a long, narrow, pointed ligule. It flowers from June until August. Seed Ligule is long and pointed Typical native gr**** ****ociates...
- green. There are 4 to 10 spikelet flowers, which are up to 15 mm long. The ligule is very short and blunt. Festuca rubra, as red fescue or creeping red fescue...
- to cut human skin. A membranous appendage or fringe of hairs called the ligule lies at the junction between sheath and blade, preventing water or insects...
- contains up to 10 ray florets, each with an elongated tube and a fringed pink ligule roughly a centimeter long. The fruit is an achene tipped with a spreading...
- 20 in) broad, smooth or slightly roughened, with a rounded to truncate ligule 1–2 millimetres (0.039–0.079 in) long. The conical panicle is 5–20 centimetres...
- distinguished from Lycopodiaceae (the clubmosses) by having scale-leaves bearing a ligule and by having spores of two types. They are sometimes included in an informal...
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