Definition of Oblanceolate

1. Adjective. (of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base.

Similar to: Simple, Unsubdivided



Definition of Oblanceolate

1. a. Lanceolate in the reversed order, that is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex.

Definition of Oblanceolate

1. Adjective. (botany of leaves) Of a reversed lanceolate shape: attached to the stem by the pointed end, with the other end rounded. ¹

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Definition of Oblanceolate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oblanceolate

objuration
objurations
objure
objured
objures
objurgate
objurgated
objurgates
objurgating
objurgation
objurgations
objurgative
objurgatively
objurgatory
objuring
oblanceolate (current term)
oblanceolate leaf
oblast
oblasti
oblasts
oblate
oblately
oblateness
oblatenesses
oblates
oblati
oblational
oblationer
oblationers
oblations

Literary usage of Oblanceolate

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Lower Ivs. oblanceolate, merely crenate or entire. - nemoralis, Ait. Fig. 3639. St. slender, hairy, 18-24 in. tall: Ivs. thick, roughish, the lower petioled ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"... peduncles naked from a ends; leaves obovate to oblanceolate, acute, J to 1 in. long; peduncle diffusely branched woody base, the branches leafy, ..."

3. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... often with 2 to 4 short lobes or teeth ; those of the branches from oblanceolate to linear, ... oblanceolate ..."

4. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1856)
"Abdomen oblanceolate, rather more than twice the length of the thorax. Legs stout, pilose, rather short; hind tibia with no apparent spurs. ..."

5. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"lower dead and falling away at anthesis. narrowly oblanceolate, on short, hispid-ciliate ... their outline oblanceolate, tapering to short slender petioles, ..."

6. The Flora of the Palouse Region: Containing Descriptions of All the by Charles Vancouver Piper, Rolla Kent Beattie (1901)
"... lanceolate, oblong or oblanceolate: stamens 6, hypogynous, shorter than the perianth: ... becoming recurved: anthers dark reddish: capsule oblanceolate, ..."

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