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mu·cro·nate

 (myo͞o′krə-nāt′)
adj.
Of or having a mucro; ending abruptly in a sharp point: mucronate scales; a mucronate leaf.

mu′cro·na′tion n.

mucronate

(ˈmjuːkrəʊnɪt; -ˌneɪt) or

mucronated

adj
(Biology) terminating in a sharp point
[C18: from Latin mūcrōnātus pointed, from mucro]
ˌmucroˈnation n
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The species of this genus are terrestrial, lithophytic or epiphytic, generally stout, with a rosetted habit, leaves with spiny or saw-like margins, elongated scape, generally with colored bracts and small showy flowers arranged in simple or compound inflorescences, sepals free or united, asymmetric, mucronated, petals free and equal, inferior ovary, fruit a berry.