Glossary - general

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Quadrangular – with four angles

Quadrate – almost square in form

Quadrifid – cleft in four to about the middle; of a trichome with four branches

Quaternary veins, quinary veins – tiny veins, branching off from tertiary veins

Quinate – growing together in fives, e.g. leaflets from the same point, as in some Rosaceae

Quinquelobate – with five lobes

Quinquepartite – deeply divided into five parts

Quincuncial aestivation – imbricate aestivation when five organs are present; one sepal/petal has one edge outside the adjacent sepal/petal and the other one inside, two sepals/petals have both edges inside, and two sepals/petals have both edges outside