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Elongate [ Botany ]
(
Also: Elongated or Elonged)

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  Long and narrow, with the length many times the width, slender.
 
 
For example: the elongated (linear) meristem at the tip of a crested plant.  
To elongate (Transitive & Intransitive verb) (past elongated, past participle elongated, present participle elongating, 3rd person present singular elongates)
     
 

To make, become or grow longer, extend, lengthen, prolong.

 
     
Elongation
     
  Lengthening, growing longer: The act of lengthening something, or the condition of being lengthened  
     
Elongate habit  [ Plant Morphology - Botany ]
     
An elongate habit is a vegetative features that describe a  plant which is long and slender.
Compare with: Cylindrical, Columnar, Terete
Left: An elongate cactus Mammillaria eryacantha

 

 

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