having or supported by a stipe: a stipitate ovary.
Origin of stipitate
< New Latin stīpitātus,
equivalent to stīpit-
(stem of stīpes
+ -ātus -ate1
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Examples from the Web for stipitate
Historical Examples of stipitate
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.
The spores are, however, constantly smaller in all the specimens we have examined, and the stipitate habit very marked.
British Dictionary definitions for stipitate
botany possessing or borne on the end of a stipe
Word Origin for stipitate
C18: from New Latin stīpitātus having a stalk, from Latin stīpes; see stipe
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