unbranching


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Adj.1.unbranching - without branchesunbranching - without branches; "a tree with an unbranched trunk"
branchless - having no branches
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DESCRIPTION: Sample NBMG 20588 preserves a simple unbranching cylindrical burrow preserved in convex hyporelief, with a length of 106.9 mm and width, varying with vertical relief of surface exposure, from 19.4 mm to 23.9 mm.
The plants can be recognized at highway speeds by their distinct form: large, oblong, rather thick leaves in opposite pairs all along the thick, unbranching stem.
The unbranching spadix flowers are extremely tiny and, as a result, the colorful spathe is mistaken for a flower petal, as with the bright red spathes of anthuriums (see Figure 9-15).