Origin of umbilicate
Examples from the Web for umbilicate
Historical Examples of umbilicate
Sporangia plane, umbilicate, attached to the wall by an elastic cord.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
Umbilicate: Having a central pit or depression (Fig. 143, f).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
Umbilicate, depressed in the centre, like the ends of an apple; with a navel.The Elements of Botany
The latter is usually very short, almost completely concealed in the concavity of the umbilicate sporangium.
Sometimes they are umbilicate below, so that a vertical section would be obcordate.