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An axillary flower stands between the bract or leaf which subtends it and the axis or stem which bears this bract or leaf.

The flowers are small, rose-coloured, and generally grow in pairs on axillary stalks.

Field and Woodland PlantsWilliam S. Furneaux

The axillary glands are still enlarged, though less so than formerly.

The axillary branches in like manner showed traces of cleavage.

Vegetable TeratologyMaxwell T. Masters

Its fragrant little yellow flowers are in whorled, axillary cymes, each cluster having from six to eight blossoms.

Field and Woodland PlantsWilliam S. Furneaux

Prolification of the flower is therefore median or axillary, and the adventitious bud itself may be of a leafy or a floral nature.

Vegetable TeratologyMaxwell T. Masters

Other scales, much smaller than the axillary and apical, occur on the ligamentous tissue of the hinge of some adults.

Axillary membrane absent; arms robust, forearm not noticeably heavier than upper arm; distinct transverse fold on wrist.

Its flowers, of a yellowish green colour, are in drooping, axillary clusters among the leaves.

Field and Woodland PlantsWilliam S. Furneaux

Posterior side or portion of a flower (when axillary) is that toward the axis, 96.

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