apiculate

[uh-pik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective Botany.
tipped with a short, abrupt point, as a leaf.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin apiculātus. See apiculus, -ate1

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apiculate (əˈpɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
 
adj
(of leaves) ending in a short sharp point
 
[C19: from New Latin apiculātus, from apiculus a short point, from apex]

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Dorsal lobes are transversely inserted, apiculate to cuspidate.
Attributes common to both cultivars include leaves that are glabrous, glossy and lanceolate with an apiculate tip.
Leaves are lanceolate with an apiculate tip, glabrous, and glossy.
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