Stipitate
Stipitate Stip"i*tate, a. [NL. stipitatus, from L. stipes, gen. stipitis, a stock. See {Stipe}.] (Bot.) Supported by a stipe; elevated on a stipe, as the fronds of most ferns, or the pod of certain cruciferous plants. [1913 Webster]

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