Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- intrapetiolar In botany:
- intrapetiolar Situated within or interior to a petiole: applied to a pair of stipules which unite by the margins that are nearest to the petiole, and thus seem to form a single stipule between the petiole and the stem or branch.
- intrapetiolar Inclosed by the expanded base of the petiole: applied to buds formed in the fall immediately under the base of the petiole of leaves of the previous summer, into a cavity of which they project and are not exposed until the fall of the leaf, as in Platanus, Rhus, etc. It is often confounded with interpetiolar.