basifixed


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ba·si·fixed

 (bā′sə-fĭkst′)
adj. Botany
Attached by the base, as certain anthers are to their filaments.

basifixed

(ˈbeɪsɪˌfɪkst)
adj
(Botany) botany (of an anther) attached to the filament by its base
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Adj.1.basifixed - attached by its base (as certain anthers to their filaments or stalks)basifixed - attached by its base (as certain anthers to their filaments or stalks)
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
affixed - firmly attached; "the affixed labels"
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Flowers of Saxifragaceae are most easily distinguished from those of Itea by the position of the anther attachment, basifixed with the filament inserted into a pit in Saxifragaceae, dorsifixed without a pit in Itea; and degree of fusion of the carpels, generally distally free with unfused styles and stigmas in Saxifragaceae, generally fused with consistently fused stigmas in Itea (Kubitzki, 2007a; Soltis, 2007).
3 cm, concolorous, brown, lanceolate, basifixed, the apices acuminate, sinuate, margins entire to dentate; leaves to 150-180 cm long, erect to arched, fasciculate; petioles 55-80 x 0.
Petals large and Pitcairnoideae conspicuous or, if minute, then sepals imbricate and anthers basifixed, linear Petals minute and sepals 6 cochlear, or petals and bracts various and sepals convolute 6.
Scales are common in the base, similar to the rhizomatic structure; they are basifixed, brown, deltoid, subulate, linear-lanceolate, sub-opaque, colored in all taxa except P.