Sentence Examples


  • Practically the tendrils assist the plant in its native state to scramble over rocks or trees.
  • Some petioles are long, slender and sensitive to contact, and function as tendrils by means of which the plant climbs; as in the l,' nasturtiums (Tropaeolum), clematis and c in others; and in compound leaves the midrib and some of the leaflets may similarly be transformed into tendrils, as in the pea and vetch.
  • The tendrils of a vetch and of a cucumber are analogous, and also homologous because they both belong to the category leaf; but they are only analogous to the tendrils of the vine and of the passion-flower, which belong to the category stem.
  • They climb by means of tendrils, which are stipular structures arising from the leaf-sheath.
  • The parts of the leaf are frequently transformed into tendrils, with the view of enabling the plants to twine round others for support.
 

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