Pinnæ lanceolate, acuminate, the lowest pair deflexed and standing forward; cut into oblong, obtuse segments.
Anterior surface of cell studded with minute acuminate papillae; posterior surface smooth, sometimes spotted.
The distal end is usually sharply acute, but may approach an acuminate type.
Bill almost straight, acuminate; tail of moderate length, emarginate and rounded.
Leaves much smaller, less oblique at the base, finely and regularly crenate, acuminate rather than cuspidate.
Bill rather slender; feathers of the crown and occiput elongated, of the fore part of the back much elongated and acuminate.
The second glume is about 1/3 the length of the third glume, lanceolate, acuminate, 3-nerved.
Eighty-four percent of the distal ends are acute and 16 are acuminate.
acuminate, Pointed, or Taper-pointed, when the summit is more or less prolonged into a narrowed or tapering point; as in Fig. 133.
The leaves of this one were heart-shaped and acuminate, its stem sinuous, and its flowers of a dark purple colour.
acuminate a·cu·mi·nate (ə-kyōō'mə-nĭt, -nāt')
Tapering to a point; pointed.