obovate


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(of a leaf shape) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base

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porophila] to broadly obovate and nearly circular (II.
6-3 cm long; leaflets 5-9 opposite or irregularly arranged, cuneate obovate to narrowly oblanceolate, 0.
The fruit contains many obovate, smooth compressed seeds thickened at the margin and of a black or yellowish white colour [1].
48) well preserved, lacking bristles, obovate in long section ending in a retrorsed cylindrical style, three-angled/triangular in cross-section (Fig.
Although grains of the domesticate are highly variable in size, they are generally obovate (club-shaped), often broadly so, and terete (circular in transverse section).
prolifera obovata with blades "oval to obovate, 15-25 mm.
Each corolla lobe has a prominent, elliptic to obovate, green gland toward the base.
These are unlobed, simple, petiolate leaves with pinnate venation; they vary in shape from elliptic to oblong, ovate, or obovate.
Hairy leaves are 3-6 cm long and 2-5 cm broad, with 3-7 shallow, forward-pointing lobes on each side of the leaf, obovate and deeply lobed, sometimes almost to the midrib, with the lobes spreading at a wide angle.
Pinnae are asymmetrical, spathulate or obovate deltate, cuneate and adnate to the winged rachis.
5 cm wide; summer rosette, with obovate to nearly circular leaves, up to 10 cm long and 7 cm wide, with glandular hairs on the upper side that secrete a digestive mucilage that makes the leaves sticky (de Rzedowski and Rzedowski, 2001).
4 mm wide, free, obovate, obtuse at the apex, strongly asymmetric, one side alate, not carinate, glabrous; petals ca.
Stipules obtusely triangular or cordate, subpersistent; ovate leaf blade, elliptic, oblong or obovate densely tomentotellous, domatia, when present, of tuft type, (Fig.