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Synonyms for acuminate

to give a sharp edge to

Words related to acuminate

make sharp or acute

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(of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point

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However, there are many differences among species in the following characters: rhizome habit (long-creeping or compact, horizontal or ascending); rhizome scales (3-25 mm long; deltate to linear; margins entire, dentate, or ciliate; concolorous or bicolorous; gold to black); blade scales (entire or stellate; round or ovate; gold or black; abundant, scarce, or absent); frond size (10-100 cm); blade base (attenuate, cuneate, or obtuse); blade apex (acuminate, acute, of rounded); and blade shape (elliptic, oblanceolate, oblong, linear-lanceolate, etc.).
LEAF DESCRIPTION: NEEDLE-LIKE, 2 1/2" to 4" long, sharply acuminate tip, finely serrated margins, stomatic lines on all sides, appearing in BUNDLES OF 3.
(8-10) Partners of women who have the acuminate warts are likely to also have the acuminate warts (types 6 and 11), while partners of women with the flat warts will, likewise, have flat warts (types 16 and 18).
Tergites and sternites undivided; setae uniseriate and acuminate. Tergal chaetotaxy (I-XI): 4: 4: 4: 4: 4: 4: 4: 5: 5: 4: 2.
However, in current study, the leaf blade ovate with acuminate apex was also observed.
acuminata by the acuminate apex and tapering spire, but has a much smaller, shorter-spired shell with tighter coiled whorls and a less sharp apical angle.
Leaf blades sparsely and inconspicuously white lepidote mainly adaxially; sepals 48-52 mm long; petal apex lilac and acuminate; fruits orange N.
5-8 mm long; calyx very densely covered with glochidiate trichomes and reddish brown setae , tube conical, 3 x 3 mm, calyx lobes acuminate from widely ovate base, ca.
10, spread, coriaceous, linear to linear-lanceolate, the two lowermost sheath-like, the eight uppermost 18-36 x 1.2-2.3 cm, articulate, articulation 2-4 cm from the apex of the pseudobulb, apex acuminate. Inflorescence lateral, erect, usually simple, lax, (16)23-36(51) cm, green to greenish-brown, occasionally with a lateral branch 5-9.5 cm long; peduncle (6)12-19 cm with two sheath-like bracts, adpressed, (0.8)1.4-2.7 x 0.5-1.1 cm; rachis 7-16(32) cm long; floral bracts small, lanceolate, shorter than the pedicel with ovary, (6)10-28 x 4-8 mm, acute, with brownish-purple spots over a greenish background; ovary with pedicel 1.2-3.1 cm long, green to dark-brown.
Caffeine is found naturally in over 60 species of plants, but only a few of these sources are sold as natural sources of caffeine in this industry: guarana (Paullinia cupana), yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis) and kola nut (Cola acuminate).
Perigonia lateral on lower part of stem, perigonial leaves ovate, abruptly and shortly acuminate, margin entire, ecostate.
terminally and composed of numerous closely imbricate, flat, acuminate
Epiphytic; rhizome 5-8 mm diam, compact; rhizome scales (10-) 15-20 x ca, 1 mm, linear to linear-lanceolate, brown, lustrous, marginally entire; phyllopodia 2-5 mm long (few evident by the scales); fronds (30-) 40-65 cm long, 4.0-5.6 cm wide, fasciculate; stipes 1/3-2/5 the frond length, with scales 3-5 mm long, dark brown to blackish, subulate, widely spreading; blade (20-) 30-45 x 2.5-4.6 cm, narrowly oblong, chartaceous, basically obtuse to rounded, apically acuminate; veins evident, free, simple or once-forked, 1-2 mm apart, at ca.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, 5" to 12" long and two-thirds as wide, broad ovate shape with cordate base and acuminate tip (almost heart-shaped), entire margins, sometimes 3-lobed.