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apical: At or very near the developmental end or tip (apex) of a structure.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] middle phyllaries narrowly ovate-elliptic, 8–15 × 1.5–2.5 mm, with an apical appendage; [2] Achene cylindric, angled, densely hairy, lacking an apical rim surrounding pappus insertion.


  1. Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project, by Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.