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decurrent: Having the lamina prolonged and adherent to the supporting axis beneath the point of vascular insertion, the prolonged portion termed a sterigma.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] middle phyllaries elliptic to ovate-elliptic, 7–12 × ca. 6 mm, apical appendage white hyaline to scarious, 2–5 mm, and narrowly decurrent on phyllary; [2] leaf blade triangular-ovate, 1.2–2 1.2–2 cm, patently hirsute, base cuneate to truncate and often decurrent, margin coarsely acute serrate, apex acute.


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