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  • B, C, D, E, enlarged.) branched rootstock from which spring slender aerial shoots which are green, ribbed, and bear at each node a whorl of leaves reduced to a toothed sheath.
  • The reduction of the tentacles in all these forms may be correlated with their mode of life, and especially with living in a constant current of water, which brings foodparticles always from one direction and renders a complete whorl or circle of tentacles unnecessary.
  • The primitive number of four in a whorl is seen, however, in Stauridium (fig.
  • Xvii.), and in Clavatella each whorl consists regularly of eight (Allman, loc. cit.
  • As a rule, however, the number in a whorl is irregular.

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