subsessile

subsessile

(sʌbˈsɛsaɪl)
adj
(Botany) botany having a very small stalk
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Subsessile spikelet with lower lemma glabrous or glabrous on both sides of the midnerve and alternately pilose and glabrous in the remaining zones.
45 Pedicel (0) present in some or all flowers, (1) absent or highly reduced (flower sessile or subsessile).
Among them subsessile glandular trichomes are most widespread in all taxa examined.
Leaves alternate, spiral or distichous; petiolate or subsessile, presence of pulvinus; extrafloral nectaries absent or present, convex, sessile or stipitate, located between the pairs of leaflets or on the petiole; leaflets 1-many pairs, papyraceous to coriaceous, elliptic to oblong, lanceolate to obovate, apex acuminate, rounded to mucronate, base oblique.
1.94 0.16 10 Orthion subsessile (Standl.) Steyerm & 4.59 0.37 Standl.
Umbels concave, flat or convex, with a variable number of rays, pedunculate, rarely subsessile. Fruit (1.5-)2-4 mm long, ellipsoid to subglobose, with the spines on the secondary ridges shorter than the width of the mericarps.
Flowers closely disposed, initially subsessile, then pedunculate; pedicles 1-2 mm long.
The petioles are very short (4-5 mm versus 10-80 mm in the other species) and the bracts and upper leaves are subsessile.
Monechma subsessile, Aspilia pluriseta, Guizotia scabra, Spilanthes mauritiana, Macaranga kilimandscharica (stem and leaves), Coleus kilimandschari, and Rumex bequaertii.