Headlike in type in addition having the distal end enlarged and curved while the stigmas of specific plants
- being abruptly enlarged and globose at tip
- the wrist bone tissue with a rounded mind form that articulates with the third metacarpus
- Headlike in form; additionally, having the distal end increased and rounded, once the stigmas of certain blossoms.
- Having the flowers collected into a head.
"head-shaped," 1660s, from Latin capitatus "headed," from caput "head" (see capitulum).
The style is simple or branched, and the stigma is linear, capitate or globose in form; these variations afford means for distinguishing the different genera.