Definition of Petiolar

1. a. Of or pertaining to petiole, or proceeding from it; as, a petiolar tendril; growing or supported upon a petiole; as, a petiolar gland; a petiolar bud.



Definition of Petiolar

1. pertaining to a petiole [adj] - See also: petiole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petiolar

petermen
peters out
petersham
petershams
peterwort
petewilliamsite
petfood
petfoods
petha
pethanol
pethas
pether
pethers
pethidine
petiolar (current term)
petiolary
petiolate
petiolated
petiole
petioled
petioles
petiolulate
petiolule
petiolules
petiolus
petiolus epiglottidis
petit
petit bourgeois
petit dejeuner

Literary usage of Petiolar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1889)
"In a certain unnamed species of Combretum sent by Ernst from Caracas hairs of essentially the same structure were also observed. (4) On the petiolar glands ..."

2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... section of the order, and comprising sève- | petiolar peduncles. The calyx and coroll:i ral neat annuals, of dwarf habit. ..."

3. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"C. ligustrina L. Plant perennial, 6-20 dm. tall, nearly glabrous: leaflets 12-16; blades lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, 4-4.2 cm. long; petiolar gland ..."

4. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1904)
"A remarkable change soon takes place in the main petiolar bundle of a kind which, ... Just above the point where the lateral petiolar bundles branched off, ..."

5. American Vines: Their Adaptation, Culture, Grafting, and Propagation by Pierre Viala, Louis Ravaz (1901)
"petiolar Sinus of Rupestris of Fortworth ... ... 92 Fig. 45.—Leaf of V. Monticola (under face) ... ... ... 97 Fig. 47.—Leaf of Monticola Salomon . ..."

6. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1903)
"... minutely apiculate, the mid- vein rather excentric, not prominent; petiolar gland ... with a very depressed discoid petiolar gland; leaflets linear, ..."

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