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awl-shaped

[awl-sheypt] /ˈɔlˌʃeɪpt/
adjective
1.
having the shape of an awl.
2.
subulate (def 2).
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65
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  • Calyx: sepals awl-shaped, fused to one-third the length o f the bud.
  • They are yellow-green in color and feathery and awl-shaped.
  • awl-shaped stipules, also covered with star-shaped hairs, are found at the base of the leaf stalk.

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