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ped·i·cel

 (pĕd′ĭ-səl, -sĕl′)
n.
1. Botany
a. A small stalk or stalklike part bearing a single flower in an inflorescence.
b. A support for a fern sporangium or moss capsule.
2. See pedicle.

[New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus, diminutive of pēs, ped-, foot; see ped- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

ped′i·cel′lar (-sĕl′ər) adj.

pedicel

(ˈpɛdɪˌsɛl)
n
1. (Botany) the stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence
2. (Biology) biology Also called: peduncle any short stalk bearing an organ or organism
3. (Zoology) the second segment of an insect's antenna
[C17: from New Latin pedicellus, from Latin pedīculus, from pēs foot]
pedicellate adj

ped•i•cel

(ˈpɛd ə səl, -ˌsɛl)

n.
1. the stalk of a single flower in a branched inflorescence.
[1670–80; < New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus a little foot. See pedicle]

ped·i·cel

(pĕd′ĭ-səl)
A small stalk supporting a single flower in a plant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedicel - a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescencepedicel - a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence; an ultimate division of a common peduncle
ray - a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence
peduncle - stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
Translations
szypułka

pedicel

[ˈpɛdɪˌsɛl] npedicello
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Small value of the length of female pedicels was observed in plants from Belgorod (60.
8 cm, linear-elliptic, broadest in the middle, the bases attenuate, the apexes cuneate to acute, the margins irregularly sinuate, the indument similar to fertile laminae; rachises abaxially and adaxially terete, stramineous with dark dots, essentially glabrous but with a few scales abaxially; veins irregularly anastomosing, adaxially some ending in dark hydatodes; sori submarginal, oblong to reniform, 3-5 X 2-3 mm, in one row on each side of midrib, not sunken, without scaly paraphyses; sporangia with long pedicels, 0.
To encourage uniform vegetative growth while allowing a later assessment of early flowering and fruiting, flowers and fruit were pruned from all plants before 1 Dec 2011 except for their pedicels, which remained on plants to be counted later.
He picked up the half-full cup of coffee resting on the computer table and brought it to a familiar dark corner and dumped its contents into a pot of soil and mismatched pedicels, bracts, peduncles, and leaves.
The nest had 3 distinct layers, with the outer layer having a few twigs with bumpy, protruding pedicels.
The xylem of anthesis flower parts and pedicels consists exclusively of tracheary elements with helical bands, and rarely, with annular bands.
Mechanisms for such late adjustment are bending or torsion of pedicels and peduncles, as shown for Aconitum, Antirrhinum, Scrophularia and Viola by Noll (1888) and later also for many other plants (Comehls, 1927; Zimmermann, 1933; Kaldewey, 1962; Huang et al.
Of special significance is the identification of over 1200 well-preserved and 227 fragmented grape (Vitis) pips, 1343 pedicels and 148 pressed skins (Figure 8).
Flowers are blue or white with purple veins, axillary and solitary on long pedicels.
In all cases moose age was estimated from counts of cementum annuli in teeth, and gender was evident from external genitalia or presence/absence of antlers or antler pedicels on the skull.
Flowers distichous, divergent, not secund, slightly fragrant, 70-86 mm long (with extended petals), covered by an oleaginous substance, pedicels 7-9 x 6 mm, subcylindrical, green, glabrous; sepals slightly asymmetric, obovate, apex rounded, 25-29 x 12-15 mm, glabrous, free, ecarinate, green at the base and yellowish-green toward the apex, cymbiform, thinly coriaceous, covered by an oleaginous substance; petals sublinear, apex obtuse-emarginate, 60-79 x 7.