parallel-veined
adjective Date: 1861 of a leaf having veins arranged nearly parallel to one another — see venation illustration; compare net-veined

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  • parallel-veined — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective of a leaf : having veins nearly or quite parallel to one another compare net veined * * * /par euh lel vaynd , leuhl /, adj. Bot. having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • parallel-veined — /par euh lel vaynd , leuhl /, adj. Bot. having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous plants. Cf. net veined. [1860 65; PARALLEL + VEIN + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • parallel-veined —   Having its veins parallel to one another, without major intersecting vascular bundles, e.g. the leaflets of all Cycas species.   Cf. anastomosing …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • parallel-veined leaf — noun a leaf whose veins run in parallel from the stem • Hypernyms: ↑leaf, ↑leafage, ↑foliage …   Useful english dictionary

  • net-veined — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. of a leaf : having netted or reticulated veins 2. : having a fine network of veins a net veined wing * * * /net vaynd /, adj. Bot. having branched veins that form a network, as the leaves of most dicotyledonous plants. Cf …   Useful english dictionary

  • net-veined — adjective Date: 1860 having veins arranged in a fine network < a net veined leaf > see venation illustration; compare parallel veined • net venation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • net-veined — /net vaynd /, adj. Bot. having branched veins that form a network, as the leaves of most dicotyledonous plants. Cf. parallel veined. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • Leaf — For other uses, see Leaf (disambiguation). The leaves of a Beech tree …   Wikipedia

  • monocotyledon — /mon euh kot l eed n/, n. Bot. an angiospermous plant of the class Monocotyledones, characterized by producing seeds with one cotyledon and an endogenous manner of growth. Cf. dicotyledon. [1720 30; < NL; see MONO , COTYLEDON] * * * byname… …   Universalium

  • Liliaceae — Taxobox name = Lily Family fossil range = fossil range|58 Early Paleogene Recent image width = 240px image caption = Lilium martagon regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Liliales familia = Liliaceae subdivision… …   Wikipedia

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