Definitions

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  • adjective of plants having relatively short stalks

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Examples

  • FRUIT: A short-stalked, cylindrical capsule that splits into 5 parts.

    Chapter 7

  • In high-yield agriculture equally short-stalked plants will receive equal sunlight.

    Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity

  • Stout, short-stalked wheat also neatly supports its kernels, whereas tall-stalked wheat may bend over at maturity, complicating reaping.

    Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity

  • LEAVES: Leaflets short-stalked, with a rounded apex.

    Chapter 7

  • Stout, short-stalked wheat also neatly supports its kernels, whereas tall-stalked wheat may bend over at maturity, complicating reaping.

    Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity

  • Stout, short-stalked wheat also neatly supports its kernels, whereas tall-stalked wheat may bend over at maturity, complicating reaping.

    Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity

  • In high-yield agriculture equally short-stalked plants will receive equal sunlight.

    Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity

  • In high-yield agriculture equally short-stalked plants will receive equal sunlight.

    Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity

  • Leaves usually obovate, short-stalked, conspicuously veined below.

    Chapter 7

  • The flower cluster (raceme), supported on a stout stalk, consists of 180 to 200 short-stalked flowers arranged in threes around the axis.

    Chapter 10

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