Origin of clavate
Examples from the Web for clavate
This species has, however, a type of aristiforms unique in the genus—the clavate type.
Some of the species are simple, elongate and clavate bodies.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson
They are not globular on the end, as the clavate hairs, but have "saw-like" edge.
Clavate aristiforms occur in the most spiny species of the related genus Echimys.
Sporangia densely crowded or cespitose, sub-sessile or short stipitate, clavate, 1–1.5 mm.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride