The peduncle is very short and narrow, and is, I believe, without spines; it is enveloped by the bark of the Antipathes.
As the fruit ripens, the peduncle lengthens and bends downward.
The only use of the fork appears to be to give firm attachment to the membrane uniting the valves and peduncle.
A peduncle on which a flower-cluster is raised is a Common peduncle.
Right-hand scutum alone furnished with an internal umbonal tooth: uppermost part of peduncle dark-coloured.
peduncle, a flower-stalk, whether of a single flower or of a flower-cluster, 73.
I could not detect any longitudinal muscles, and the lower part of the peduncle seems destitute of muscles of any kind.
Clusters more or less compound, usually shouldered, compact; pedicels thick; peduncle short.
Adhesions occasionally take place between the peduncle and the bracts or leaves of the plant, as in the lime-tree (fig. 7).
If raised on a naked stalk of its own (as in Fig. 199) it is pedunculate, and the stalk is a peduncle.