Origin of lanceolate
Examples from the Web for lanceolate
Historical Examples of lanceolate
Lanceolate: lance- or spear-shaped: oblong and tapering to the end.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The fourth glume is coriaceous, lanceolate, bisexual or female.
The first two glumes are unequal, oblong or lanceolate, 1-nerved.
The first two glumes are membranous, lanceolate, and subequal.
The second glume is lanceolate, acute, as long as the first, 3-nerved.