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 (păn-do͝or′ĭt, -dyo͝or′-) also pan·du·ri·form (-ə-fôrm′)
adj. Botany
Having rounded ends and a contracted center; fiddle-shaped: pandurate leaves.

[From Late Latin pandūra, three-string lute, from Greek pandoura.]


(ˈpændjʊˌreɪt) ,




(Botany) (of plant leaves) shaped like the body of a fiddle
[C19: from Late Latin pandūra bandore]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pandurate - (of a leaf shape) having rounded ends and a contracted center
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
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Labellum erect, obscurely clawed at base, pandurate, total length 13-18 mm; proximal lobe concave-channeled, provided with an indistinct marginal thickening (nectar gland) at each side of the base, densely pubescent outside near the thickenings (here the trichomes cylindrical), sparsely pubescent on the inner surface (here the trichomes like large papillae), when spread out obtriangular-obovate to subrhombic, somewhat wider near the apex, 6-8 mm long, 5.
5 mm long, 2 mm wide; lateral sepals ovate, rounded, margins undulate, 7-8 mm long, 5 mm wide, clawed, claw 4 mm long, 2 mm wide; petals obovate, margins revolute and undulate, 9-11 mm long, 6-7 mm wide, shortly clawed, claw 4-5 mm long, 3-4 mm wide; labellum 11-12 mm long, 3-lobed, pandurate, forming an 135[degrees] angle to the column; lateral lobes subtriangular to oblong, margins rounded, 7-8 mm long across when spread; central lobe transversely reniform and shallowly emarginated at the apex, 4.