Words nearby peltate
Origin of peltate
OTHER WORDS FROM peltatepel·tate·ly, adverbpel·ta·tion, nounsub·pel·tate, adjectivesub·pel·tate·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for peltate
Cones globular, with peltate, valvate scales, firmly closed till ripe; the scales thick and pointed at the center.Trees of the Northern United States|Austin C. Apgar
Thus it is proper to describe the shape of the indusium as peltate.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Anthers of irregular shape, peltate, with the borders deeply undulate.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
The seed organs are curious, the stigma being foot-stalked, peltate, and placed between and above the anthers.
The leaves are peltate, and in the bud are folded about the end of the petiole after the manner of an umbrella.