stalkless

[stawk-lis]
adjective
1.
having no stalk.
2.
Botany, sessile.

Origin:
1690–1700; stalk1 + -less

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stalk1 (stɔːk)
 
n
1.  the main stem of a herbaceous plant
2.  any of various subsidiary plant stems, such as a leafstalk (petiole) or flower stalk (peduncle)
3.  a slender supporting structure in animals such as crinoids and certain protozoans, coelenterates, and barnacles
4.  any long slender supporting shaft or column
 
[C14: probably a diminutive formed from Old English stalu upright piece of wood; related to Old Frisian staal handle]
 
stalked1
 
adj
 
'stalkless1
 
adj
 
'stalklike1
 
adj

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Example sentences
Leaves are lance-shaped, stalkless, and heart-shaped or rounded at the base.
The leaves at the base of the flowering stalk are similar, but nearly stalkless.
Leaves are stalkless, alternate, narrow and linear to lance-shaped.
Stem leaves reduce in size up the stem with top leaves being stalkless, smaller
  and less divided.
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