Trees 5-15 m tall, branchlets
grayish brown to dark brownish, sometime with or without spines, rising on young.
Herbs to subshrubs with glabrous, reclinate, climbing or pendant branchlets
to 2 m long.
2 (difficult to judge from the illustration, but possibly a conifer branchlet
Kano et al., "Distal extension of climbing fiber territory and multiple innervation caused by aberrant wiring to adjacent spiny branchlets
in cerebellar Purkinje cells lacking glutamate receptor [delta]2," Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
cylindrical, striated, with lenticels, pubescent, without interpetiolar gland fields.
The axis of a charophyte thallus is composed of a number of internodes, nodes, and branchlets
. From among all charophytes, species of the genus Chara represent the most diversified morphological structure.
A quantitative study of the Purkinje cell dendritic branchlets
and their relationship to afferent fibres.
Thallus rigid in the inferior and middle portions, with the terminal branchlets
mucilagineous and delicate.
Flowers are spirally arranged on tomentose branchlets
on a large inflorescence with three to four order branching (Henderson et al.
The smooth oval shaped leaves of about 8-16 cm long and 3-7 cm wide are alternately arranged in branchlets
. The plant produces numerous tiny creamy and fragrant flowers in dense heads.
It is a small tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets
having broad glossy dark green leaves.
The bracts of the ultimate branchlets
(spikelet bracts) are often barely distinct from glumes (Goetghebeur, 1998).