Definition of subulate in English:
adjectiveBotany & Zoology
(Of a part) slender and tapering to a point; awl-shaped.
- The Galápagos plant is a low shrub with subulate, hard, pungent leaves, apparently an adaptation to the arid conditions on the islands.
- The lamina is triangular-lanceolate with acute or more commonly subulate leaves.
- Calyx villose-hispid, teeth triangular, the lowest subulate, exceeding the others.
Definition of subulate in:
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