Sentence Examples


  • As a rule, however, the number in a whorl is irregular.
  • In the staminal whorl especially it is common to find additional rows.
  • When there is more than one row or whorl in a flower, those on the outside are sometimes longest, as in many Rosaceae; at other times those in the interior are longest, as in Luhea.
  • 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.
  • Xvii.), and in Clavatella each whorl consists regularly of eight (Allman, loc. cit.