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Botanical Glossary

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Bearing a prolonged, slender, stiff, usually straight tip; awned or bristled. (Compare with apiculate, caudate and mucronate.)

Scope: Leaf apices, Leaflet apices, Petal apices, Phyllary apices, Sepal apices
Type: shape
Reference: modified from K&P, p. 18

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