from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Biology Having or supported by a pedicel.
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- adj. Having (or supported by) a pedicel
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a pedicel; supported by a pedicel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Provided with a pedicel or pedicels; pedunculate; specifically, of or pertaining to the Pedicellata. Also pedicelled, pedicellated. See cut under Cæcidotea.
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Each carries two types of flowers: one type has no stalk (sessile) and has both male and female parts (perfect); the other is stalked (pedicellate) and is usually male
The _spikelets_ are very narrow, sessile or pedicellate, articulated on the pedicel, 1-flowered and 1-glumed.
The _spikelets_ are small, pedicellate, smooth, usually 6 to
The inflorescence is a spike-like raceme consisting of involucellate clusters of shortly pedicellate spikelets, involucels consist of unequal, simple or branched bristles.
Spathes are 1/8 to 1/3 inch long, sessile or pedicellate, green, cymbiform, with subulate tips.
The _inflorescence_ is an open panicle, ovate or oblong, varying in length from 2 to 5 inches; the _rachis_ is slender, smooth or scaberulous, the branches are capillary, whorled and spreading, tip oblique, bearded and bearing a single sessile and two pedicellate spikelets.
Spikelets less compressed, linear or linear-oblong; lateral nerves less prominent; not fascicled, long pedicellate and divaricate when ripe.
The _spikelets_ are elliptic-oblong to linear, 1/8 to 3/4 inch by about 1/20 inch, greenish or tinged with purple, few to about 25 (or sometimes even up to 42) glumed, pedicellate; pedicel is capillary, grooved and angular, with a glandular ring about the middle, spreading sometimes at right angles, rachilla is persistent.
The _spikelets_ are shortly pedicellate, pale-green about 1/4 inch long exclusive of the awn.
= General term for any loose and irregular flower-cluster, commonly of the racemose type, with pedicellate flowers.