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Botanical Glossary

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Apiculate

Ending abruptly in a small, slender, point that is not stiff and often slightly curved. (Compare with aristate, caudate and mucronate.)

Scope: Leaf apices, Leaflet apices, Petal apices, Phyllary apices, Sepal apices
Type: shape
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Reference: modified from H&H, p.153

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