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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In natural history, of a shape between obovate and cuneate or wedge-shaped.


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  • Dodonaea microzyga, F.M. Somewhat viscid, almost glabrous; leaves with 1 to 2 pairs of small obovate-cuneate leaflets; in front rounded, or truncate, or retuse, or sometimes 3-toothed, flat at the margin; rachis dilated; fruit-bearing pedicels solitary; capsules 3 to 4-celled; valves cymbeo-semiorbicular, all around broadly winged; the wing rounded-blunt on both extremities; dissepiments persistent with the columella.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • The _fifth_, _sixth_ and _seventh glumes_ are obovate-cuneate, 7 - to 9-nerved, paleate, flower-bearing and 3-lobed, the side lobes are acuminate and the central lobe is bifid and dorsally awned; palea is ovate-acute, 2-nerved and ciliolate.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses


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