panduriform


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pan·du·rate

 (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.]
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Adj.1.panduriform - (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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Tepal whorls sharply dissimilar: outer tepals oblong, 34-40 mm long, panduriform, yellow-veined, concave at the base 14.
5-12 mm, reflexed distally or revolute; outer tepal blades yellow, slightly panduriform, 15-20 x 10-12 mm, erect in proximal third, then revolute; outer tepal claws stained purplish-brown or pale-brown, cuneate, 6.
Tepal whorls sharply dissimilar: outer tepals oblong, 36-40 mm long, panduriform, concave at the base for 13-16 mm, yellow or cream veined, reflexes distally; outer tepal blades yellow or whitish-cream, 28-32 x 15-18 mm, provides of a pale-brown or purplish-brown central stripe in the proximal half, erect in proximal third, then revolute; outer tepal claws white-cream or light-yellow, translucent, without stains, with the central stripe of the blades becoming erased distally, broadly cuneate, 7.