Ovate-acuminate

O´vate-a`cu´mi`nate


a.1.Having an ovate form, but narrowed at the end into a slender point.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Staminate flowers light yellow when fresh; sepals 3, ovate, 1 mm long, connate for 1/2 their length, lobes reaching 1/2 to the total height of the corolla tube; petals 3, ovate-acuminate, 4-7 mm long, including a 1 mm long acumen, connate up to 1-1,5 mm (1/6-1/4 of their length); stamens 12-15, 1-3 opposite each sepal and 2-3 opposite each petal, filaments 1-1,5 mm long, anther 2-2,2 mm long, round at apex; pollen elliptical, monosulcate, tectate, 25,65 [+ or -] 1,01 um diam, exine reticulate, exine thickness 0,52 [+ or -] 0,10 um, with reticule aperture 0,75 [+ or -] 0,43 um diam, reticule width 0,48 [+ or -] 0,06 um; pistillode trimerous, minute.