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- adj. Between petioles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being between petioles. Cf. intrapetiolar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, situated between the petioles.
They are three to six inches in length, with an acuminate apex, somewhat attenuate at the base, with very short petioles which are united with the short interpetiolar stipules at the base.
The situation, arrangement, and structure of the stipules is called the stipulation. free adnate: fused to the petiole base ochreate: provided with ochrea, or sheath-formed stipules, e.g. rhubarb, encircling the petiole base interpetiolar: between the petioles of two opposite leaves. intrapetiolar: between the petiole and the subtending stem