clasping the stem, as some leaves do at their base.
amplexicaul, in botany, said of a leaf that embraces and nearly surrounds the stem.
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(of some sessile leaves, stipules, etc) having an enlarged base that encircles the stem
having amplexicaul leaves.
the clasping posture of fertilization in frogs and toads. Historical Examples In amplexus the members of a pair sometimes become glued together by their viscous dermal secretions. Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog Henry S. Fitch amplexus and spawning occur mainly within a day or two after the frogs reach the ponds. Field Study of […]
amplias a Roman Christian saluted by Paul (Rom. 16:8).