Intrapetiolar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Intrapetiolar (Bot) Situated between the petiole and the stem; -- said of the pair of stipules at the base of a petiole when united by those margins next the petiole, thus seeming to form a single stipule between the petiole and the stem or branch; -- often confounded with interpetiolar, from which it differs essentially in meaning.
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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.
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