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obovate

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Applied to a leaf that has the stalk at the narrow end, the leaf widening towards the tip (e.g. in Duboisia).

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obovate

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Applied to a leaf that has the stalk at the narrow end, the leaf widening towards the tip (e.g. in Duboisia).

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obovate

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 22 words.

Applied to a leaf that has the stalk at the narrow end, the leaf widening towards the tip (e.g. in

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obovate

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 22 words.

Applied to a leaf that has the stalk at the narrow end, the leaf widening towards the tip (e.g. in

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ob-

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 17 words.

Prefix denoting 1 inverse, reversed, turned about (e.g. obcordate, obduction, obovate). 2 towards, over (e.g. obtect).

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Duboisia

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 49 words.

A genus of tall shrubs, up to 6 m, which have obovate leaves and white, star-like flowers, and yield the alkaloid

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Duboisia

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 49 words.

(corkwood; family Solanaceae)

A genus of tall shrubs, up to 6 m, which have obovate leaves and white, star-like flowers,

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Duboisia

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(corkwood; family Solanaceae)

A genus of tall shrubs, up to 6 m, which have obovate leaves and white, star-like flowers, and yield the alkaloid duboisine. D. myoparoides and D....

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Splachnum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(order Funariales)

A genus of mosses that are characteristically found growing on or associated with animal dung. The leaves are soft, lanceolate to obovate, with a thin nerve. The...

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Vegetative Architecture of <i>Elaeocarpus hookerianus.</i> Periodic Growth Patterns in Divaricating Juveniles

JAMIE S. DAY and KEVIN S. GOULD.

in Annals of Botany

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3 words.

Elaeocarpus hookerianus Raoul, a canopy tree native to New Zealand, has a divaricating juvenile stage. The juvenile produces short shoots on both vertical and horizontal axes in...

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Nectar Amount, Pollinator Visit Duration and Pollination Success in the Mediterranean Shrub <i>Cistus creticus</i>

Y. Manetas and Y. Petropoulou.

in Annals of Botany

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9 words.

We have re-examined the nectar status of Cistus creticus, a plant that was previously thought to be an almost exclusive pollen donor. Although attempts to extract nectar with the...

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