Equitant

Eq'ui·tant adjective [ Latin equitans , -antis , present participle of equitare to ride, from eques horseman, from equus horse.] 1. Mounted on, or sitting upon, a horse; riding on horseback. 2. (Botany) Overlapping each other; -- said of lea...
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equitant

<botany> Of leaves, folded in half along the midline so that the adaxial surface disappears, and overlapping the edges of a similarly folded leaf on the opposite side of the stem. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Equitant

• (a.) Overlapping each other; -- said of leaves whose bases are folded so as to overlap and bestride the leaves within or above them, as in the iris. • (a.) Mounted on, or sitting upon, a horse; riding on horseback.
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Equitant

Describing 2-ranked leaves that overlap at the base and have the blades sharply folded lengthwise so that they appear oriented edgewise toward the stem, e.g., the leaves of iris and gladiolus.
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equitant

of a leaf when folded lengthwise with edges adhering except at the base, where it clasps another leaf on the opposite side of the stem.*
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Equitant

Sitting astride; used for conduplicate leaves that stand inside each other in two ranks, as in Iris.
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Equitant

In orchids, having all the leaves arranged flat in one plane; specifically refers to a type of Oncidium.
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Equitant

each leaf is folded along it's length and encloses the leaf that is younger
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equitant

Laterally flattened leaves arranged in two ranks that overlap at the base.
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Equitant

each leaf is folded along it's length and encloses the leaf that is younger
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equitant

said of con-duplicate leaves which overlap each other in two ranks
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