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Synonyms for verticillate

forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)

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Leaves opposite, rarely verticillate (Curtia) or alternate (Swertia), simple, entire or reduced to scales (Bartonia and the achlorophyllous genera); scattered mucilage cells often present in the epidermis and mesophyll; petiole without stipules but occasionally with interpetiolar line.
Leaves opposite, rarely verticillate, rarely ternifolius; simple and usually entire, rarely toothed (Desfontainia); occasionally 3-5 nerved from above the base (Strychnos); usually with stipules (which are either cauducous or persistent, sometimes foliar, sometimes interpetiolar or these reduced to an interpetiolar line) or colleters.