needle-shaped slender like a needle or bristle as some leaves or crystals in addition having razor-sharp things like needles
- slim and lengthy and pointed; as pine departs
- Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like unnecessary.
(a.) Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; in addition, having razor-sharp points like unnecessary.
In Pinus the only leaves produced on the main stern and the lateral shoots are scales, the acicular leaves of the tree growing from axillary shoots.