bisulcate


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bi·sul·cate

 (bī-sŭl′kāt′)
adj.
Cleft or cloven, as a hoof.

bisulcate

(baɪˈsʌlˌkeɪt)
adj
1. (Biology) marked by two grooves
2. (Zoology) zoology
a. cleft or cloven, as a hoof
b. having cloven hoofs
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Adj.1.bisulcate - (used of hooves) split, dividedbisulcate - (used of hooves) split, divided; "bisulcate hoof"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
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palmyra, although these two species share a distinctive morphology of the posterior male metasternum, which is strongly depressed and bisulcate, indicating a sister species relationship.
Species of Didymaea are characterized by their procumbent or climbing stems, opposite leaves with ovate, oblong-ovate, lanceolate, elliptic, or rarely linear blades, small, shallowly to deeply bilobed or geminate interpetiolar stipules, axillary inflorescences with small, bisexual homostylous flowers with calyces reduced or absent, small, white to purple corollas with short tubes and 4-valvate lobes, 4 stamens with dorsifixed anthers, 2-locular ovaries with one axillary ovule per locule, and black, drupaceous fruits that are dimidiate and deeply bisulcate or sometimes subglobose.
3) mm wide, pale green, straight to slightly curved, filiform, terete to ellipsoid and bisulcate (with a longitudinal groove on the opposite sides of the culm), or quadrangular with obtuse angles and a groove on each face.