Definition of clavate in English:
adjectiveBotany & Zoology
Club-shaped; thicker at the apex than the base.
- It is very similar in form in that the labellar trichomes are unicellular and clavate with ‘stalks’ of varying lengths.
- Included in both these genera were short, rectilinear borings with clavate ends and elongate, curvilinear borings with or without swollen terminations.
- Mature thalli of both taxa have structures with a clavate form located along the upper part of the main axis, and in both taxa these are preceded by multiple verticils of long, branched, hairlike sterile laterals.
Definition of clavate in:
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