- disposed in or forming verticils or whorls, as flowers or hairs.
- having flowers, hairs, etc., so arranged or disposed.
Origin of verticillate
Examples from the Web for verticillate
Historical Examples of verticillate
Most of the species are North American herbs, having opposite, alternate, or verticillate leaves.
In the verticillate or simultaneous arrangement of leaves the case is somewhat different.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters
The root-leaves are somewhat heart-shaped, thick, and fleshy; stem simple, with verticillate branches; flower diœcious.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America
Spines of very different size and shape, three-sided prismatic, verticillate.
Radial spines slender, verticillate, three or four divergent arising from each nodal point of the surface.
- biology having or arranged in whorls or verticils
- Arranged in or forming a whorl or whorls.