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Definition of the adjective adpressed
What does adpressed mean as an attribute of a noun?
- pressed close to or lying flat against something
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by Michael Allaby
adpressed. Pressed close (e.g. as the leaves of heather (Calluna vulgaris) are pressed close to the stem of the plant). adsorption. The physical binding of a particle of a particular substance to the surface of another by adhesion or penetration.
by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock
Culm-sheaths closely adpressed to culms.
by John Wesley Tunnell
protoconch of2 smooth nuclear whorls; teleoconch with 2 1/2 smooth whorls; body whorl globose, rounded; spire higher than in other teinostomes, circular; with postnuclear whorl adpressed to nuclear whorls; umbilicus narrow, chin— klike, ...
Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous To, Cultivated In, Or Introduced Into Britain. New Impression, Ed. by Mrs. Loudon, Assisted by George Don and David Wooster by John Claudius Loudon
Leaves rhomb-ovate adpressed inibrlcate in 4 rows tubercled in middle, Cones oblong nodding, Seeds obcordate 21107 Leaves flattened articulated, Female cstkin tetragonal with 4 oval valves each furnished with s point and 2 of which bear ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson
jL-Ilcads scarlet; involucral scales adpressed; pales entire; peduncles terminal, solitary...
jL-hcads on very long, cylindrical peduncles ; involucre oblong, the scales adpressed, scarcely margined ; ray florets scarlet, seven to sight lines long , ...
a native of Goa in the East Indies, has fiexuous, spreading branches, and imbricated, acute, keeled, glaucous, adpressed leaves in four rows. It has Wen long naturalized in Portugal, where it ...
by Abraham Rees
Calyx-scales ovate, mucronated, adpressed. Leaves decurrent, rather downy, finuated, toothed, spinous-Native of the south of Europe, flowering in July–This very handsome plant, whose large imbricated calyx is beautifully variegated, rises to ...
Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed
Closely andflatlypressed against; adpressed ARBORESCENT. Treelike habit ARIL (ARILLUS). Appendage or an outer covering of a seed, growing out from the hilumor funiculus; sometimesit appearsasa pulpy covering AXIL. Upperangle ...
Adpressed : Lying close and flat ...
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