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  • A study of the development of the pitcher, especially in the young pitchers of seedling plants, shows that the inflated portion is a development of the midrib of the leaf, while the wings, which are especially well represented in the terrestrial type of pitcher, represent the upper portion of the leaf-blade which has become separated from the lower portion by the tendril; the lid is regarded as representing two leaflets which have become fused.
  • The homological nature, however, of a tendril seems to make no difference in its action.
  • Her father had been driving along a solitary glen that wound and climbed up the purple Highland hills like a tendril of ivy.
  • Pheliche is the only one in a position to see a tendril of the shadow reaching back to him.
  • Looking up he saw a long tendril like a spiders web.

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