pinnatisect


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pinnatisect

(pɪˈnætɪˌsɛkt)
adj
(Botany) (of leaves) pinnately divided almost to the midrib but not into separate leaflets
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Adj.1.pinnatisect - (of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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Rhizomes long creeping, covered with membranous ovate-apiculate scales; rhizome scales comose in distinct grades on dorsal surface, bicolorous with a dark central streak of sclerotic cells and pale margins, which are denticulate to erose; blade lanceolate to oblanceolate, basally pinnatisect and lobed to pinnatifid distally, with proximal lobe free; laminar scales scattered on abaxial surface and glabrescent on adaxial surface, with round to ovate scales with apiculate or caudate apices, center obscure brown, margins pale brown, fimbriate to ciliate; midribs and secondary veins not visible; sori oblong, with orbicular, peltate scales similar to those in the lamina; spores bilateral, abortive, prominently verrucate.
The juvenile stage exhibits a rosette with large, dark green, simple, radicle, and pinnatisect small leaves lacking flowering (Figure 1(a)).
com 53 cinquante-trois squarroso- W254 pinnatisect 54 cinquante-quatre Plectana A taxonomic quinqueserrata synonym used for Gasteracantha concriformis , the crab spider.
Carpenter and Jordan (1997) also placed fossils, including incomplete but pinnatisect leaves with well-preserved cuticle, from the same site in the extant species L.
In any case, and following Flora Iberica, the dandelion of the Ciudad Universitaria can be commonly seen in cultivated lawns; it is a robust plant not more than 25 cm in size, with pinnatisect leaves and saffron-yellow rays.
Petals white, rudimentary, or absent; uppermost leaves auriculate or sagittate, 6 entire, dentate, pinnatifid, or pinnatisect 6(5).