- having or supported by a stipe: a stipitate ovary.
Origin of stipitate
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The sporophores are inclined to be simple, stipitate and dendroid.
The aerial fructification and stipitate habit of the higher forms tends in the same direction.
The sporangia in the same cluster are stipitate and sessile, ovoid and spherical.
A very well marked species, easily recognized, at least when stipitate, by its remarkable discoid or lenticular sporangia.
It is a stipitate licea, or a lid-covered cribraria; perhaps nearer the former.
- botany possessing or borne on the end of a stipe
C18: from New Latin stīpitātus having a stalk, from Latin stīpes; see stipe
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