Decurrent

Decurrent is a term used in botany and mycology to describe plant or fungal parts that extend downward. In botany, the term is most often applied to leaf blades that partly wrap or have wings around the stem or petiole and extend down along the stem. A `decurrent branching habit` is a plant form common for shrubs and most angiosperm trees, contr.....
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Decurrent

• (a.) Extending downward; -- said of a leaf whose base extends downward and forms a wing along the stem.
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Decurrent

De·cur'rent adjective [ Latin decurrens , -entis , present participle of decurrere to run down; de- + currere to run: confer French décurrent .] (Botany) Extending downward; -- said of a leaf whose base extends downward and forms a wing along the ste...
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Decurrent

adnate to the petiole or stem and extending downward, as a leaf base that extends downward along the stem (compare surcurrent)
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Decurrent

adnate to the petiole or stem and extending downward, as a leaf base that extends downward along the stem (compare surcurrent)
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Decurrent

Descriptive of leaves whose edges run down onto the stem.
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Decurrent

Extending below the level of attachment as a wing or a ridge of tissue, e.g., as when a leaf is decurrent on a stem.
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decurrent

extending downwards beyond the point of exsertion, e.g. when the base of a leaf is prolonged downwards along the stem in a raised line or narrow wing.
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decurrent

Extending downwards beyond the point of insertion. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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decurrent

extending or running downwards
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Decurrent

extending outwards
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Decurrent

extending outwards
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decurrent

having the leaf base prolonged down the stem as a winged expansion or rib
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Decurrent

Running down the stem, as the leaf of mullein.
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decurrent

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē-kŭr′ĕnt Definitions: 1. Extending downward.
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