Fastigiate

Adjective

  • (palynology) Characterized by a fastigium, a cavity separating the intexine from the sexine near the endoaperture of a colporate pollen grain.

    "The grains are 3-colporate and fastigiate."

  • (botany, horticulture) Having closely-bunched erect parallel branches

    "This is a fastigiate variety."

  • (botany) Erect and parallel

    "The branches of this species are fastigiate."

  • (obsolete) Tapering to a point

Noun

  • (horticulture) A tree or shrub with erect, parallel branches.

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