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Discoid   [ Botany  ]

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Synonym: Discoidal, Disk-like, Round, Flat shaped, Flattened
     
  Shaped like a disk, flat and circular in outline.  
     

A disk-shaped organ or part (e.g. the shape of certain succulent stems or the flowers of some Asteraceae)
 

     
Discoidal habit  [ Habit of growth  ]  
Synonym: Flat shaped habit
     
  A discoidal  habit is a vegetative features that describe succulent stem shaped like a disk, flat and circular.  
     
  For example: Discocactus
 

 

 

 

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