Sentence Examples


  • In Cycas whorls of scales alternate with large pinnate leaves.
  • There are con siderable irregularities, how ever, in this respect, and the number of leaves in different whorls is not always uniform, as may be seen in Lysimachia
  • 2) the upper whorls are capitate, the lower filiform.
  • Apart from this, botanists are generally agreed that the concrescence of parts of the flower-whorls - in the gynaeceum as the seed-covering, and in the corolla as the seat of attraction, more than in the androecium and the calyx - is an indication of advance, as is also the concrescence that gives the condition of epigyny.
  • From the nodes spring whorls of similar but more slender branches.