scapose


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sca·pose

 (skā′pōs′)
adj.
Consisting of, having, or borne on a scape: scapose stems; a scapose inflorescence.
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Adj.1.scapose - resembling or consisting of a scape; having a bare leafless stalk growing directly from the ground; "tulips are scapose flowers"; "a scapose stalk"; "a scapose column"; "the scapose portion of a feather"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
leafless - having no leaves
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Description: Herbs perennial or annual, tufted; culms scapose or few noded; leaves eligulate; inflorescence paniculate, with few to many spikelets, lower primary bracts leaflike, sheathing; spikelets with 3-6 persistent glumes, of increasing length, flowers bisexual, bristles spinulose to plumose, anthers apiculate and conspicuously greenish yellow, achene obovate to oblong, beaked, surface smooth to reticulated, embryo more or less rhomboid to top-shaped with a tapered scutellum, notch present below root cap (embryo of the Carpha-type).
erigens Leme, from the "Campos Rupestres" of Chapada Diamantina region, both belonging to the complex of scapose inflorescences, and O.
However, if a flower appears without ordinary leaves, as in a daffodil or tulip, the flower is said to be scapose (a leafless flower stalk).
scapose. A solitary flower on a leafless peduncle or scape, such as a cut tulip or daffodil, or other inflorescence that does not have ordinary green, leafy foliage on the stem; cut gerbera, agapanthus, and anthurium are examples.