and could determine that the material does not correspond to the genus Crouania because the axial cells bear a whorl of four determinate branchlets
, not three as in the genus Crouania.
Leaves scattered along branchlet
and lacking V-trough on upper side of branchlet
; native to Asia and commonly cultivated T.
Lianas or scandent shrubs; branchlets
cylindrical, striated, with lenticels, tomentose to glabrescent, without interpetiolar gland fields.
usually in three rows spirally twisted, 1-2 mm long, with simple branching inferiorly and trichotomous superiorly.
A loss of trophic factors may account for the preferential loss of distal branchlets
during dendritic ageing (Quackenbush et al.
Irvingia gabonesis (ogbono) is a wild seed bearing many fruit plant that grows to a height of 15-40m and has a dense, compact crown, branchlets
ending in narrow, curved stipular sheath covering the leaf bud.
Variation in plant height, foliage density, leaf surface area, number of leaves, branchlets
, number and type of inflorescence can affect the abundance and distribution of foliage-dwelling spiders (Evans, 1997; Souza and Martins, 2005; Corcuera et al.
SC short (only reaching level of M and CuA forks), almost straight, with three oblique, spaced, almost straight, visible preapical branchlets
(probably only one or none missing).
The focus of this study is Caribbean members of the genus Pseudopterogorgia (Alcyonacea: Gorgoniidae), Like all of the gorgoniids, individuals in this genus form plumelike colonies consisting of central branches and smaller side branches, branchlets
, all of which are supported by an axis composed of gorgonin (solidified collagen) (Goldberg, 1976).
The plant forms tight clusters of grape sized rhizomes and displays trailing stems that support cladophylls that are not leaves but actually branchlets
with the tiny leaves appearing in the axils with small white aromatic flowers that transform into the pea-size red berries that are poisonous to humans and domestic animals.
Botanically, Rhus natalensis is a shrub 2-3 m high or a small tree up to 8 m tall; bark of the branchlets
greyish or white and older ones dull grey, lenticillate and rough.
Infructescence paniculate, elongated, conical, 9,5 cm in the widest portion, with fruiting branchlets
4, 2-5 cm long, minutely puberulent; floral bracts flat in the base of the fruit, 3 mm long, ca.