Sentence Examples with the word pendulous

The filament is usually of sufficient solidity to support the anther in an erect position; but sometimes, as in grasses, and other wind-pollinated flowers, it is very delicate and hair-like, so that the anther is pendulous (fig.

They are shrubs or low trees with evergreen or nearly evergreen opposite entire leaves, and dense clusters of small, white, tubular four-parted flowers, enclosing two stamens and succeeded by small, globular, usually black berries, each with a single pendulous seed.

Mastiffs are powerful, heavily built dogs, with short muzzles, frequently protruding lower jaws, skulls raised above the eyes, ears erect or pendulous, pendulous upper lips, short coats and thin tails.

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The small pendulous bellshaped flowers contain no honey but are visited by bees for the pollen.

Cruentum latifolium, and three with pendulous flowers, apparently forms of the martagon lily.

The calyx, petals and stamens spring from above the ovary (o) in which two chambers are shown each with a pendulous ovule; d, disc between the stamens and stigmas.

The bark is dark bluish-grey, smoother than in the red larch, on the trunk and lower boughs often glossy; the branches are more or less pendulous and very slender.

The Nepal goat appears to be a variety of the Nubian breed, having the same arched facial line, pendulous ears and long legs.

The male inflorescence is often a pendulous catkin, as in hazel and many native English trees (fig.

Both breeds were large and heavy, with pendulous ears and thick throats with dewlaps.