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Synonyms for falcate

curved like a sickle

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Cephalic tibiae (without claw) no quite one-third as long as the femur, subsigmoide, apical claw large, slender moderately falcate; dorso-distal section with a prominent falcate spine and a smaller straight spine immediately ventral of the largerspine and on the internal face; internal margin with a single median large oblique spine; external margin with a single straight spine distal; ventral margin proximal with 3 minute serrations.
This list was narrowed down to two really promising plant species with anticancer properties, Akhilia zat al-alf waraqah" Achillea falcate, and "Shawk al-dardar," Centauria ainetensis, commonly known as yarrow and loggerheads or knapweed, respectively.
The falcate sensory pores in the last antennal segment are filiform in R.
Thumb narrow and falcate, or a saucer-shaped, laminate plate broadening apically, curving away from other apical elements.
Caballero (1948) described Fritillaria falcata in the Sierra de Francia (Salamanca), pointing out that it was a very different species from other known species of the genus on the basis of its small size, its falcate leaves and the presence of a single flower.
Petals clawed, somewhat falcate, the portion above the claw obliquely ovate, acute to shortly acuminate, base decurrent on the ovary apex, upper margin adherent to the dorsal sepal, lower margin free, repand, papillose above the middle; whole petal 11.
The leaves are small, opposite, lanceolate, often falcate (sickle shaped) with bluish green colour.
NBR-1 Germplasm Basalt Milkvetch and Don falcate alfalfa are two legumes that have been developed to revegetate western rangelands.
Key statement: A run-flat tire is provided at its sidewall with a side reinforcing rubber layer having a substantially falcate cross-section, and side-reinforcing cord layers extending inside and outside along a ply body of a carcass in a radial direction.
Legumes 25-35 mm long, slightly falcate, dehiscent; seeds 3-10 or more; stipules 1-2 mm long;____corolla 5-6 mm long 4.
Macroconidia were usually 4-5 septate, falcate, with tapering apical cell and foot-shaped basal cell (Plates 1).