Stemming Stench

Stems

Meanings and phrases

stems up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is a deciduous shrub tall, with stems up to thick.
  • This is an annual herb producing upright stems up to tall.
  • The species have stems up to , with leaves that are lanceolate.

erect stems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has erect stems up to 2.5 m tall.
  • Growing to tall, it is a herbaceous perennial with hairy, erect stems.
  • It is an annual grass producing narrow clumps of erect stems up to 50 centimeters tall.

name stems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its name stems from a Chinook Jargon word meaning "cap".
  • The name stems from the East German car of the same name.
  • Its name stems from the Daju people, the ruling ethnic group.

flowering stems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The hollow flowering stems, long, bear slightly scented flowers in early summer.
  • The flowering stems are slender, 3–4 mm (0.12–0.16 in) in diameter, densely set with soft hairs.
  • The erect flowering stems up to 45 cm long and leaves, opposite, up to 20 mm long without stalks.

leaves and stems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In China, the leaves and stems are used as a stir-fry vegetable, or in soups.
  • The leaves and stems are covered with soft bristly hairs that are very irritating to the touch.
  • The bugs suck both on the leaves and stems, as well as on the reproductive organs of the plants.

stems and leaves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These develop into above-ground stems and leaves.
  • The stems and leaves are coated in gray scales.
  • The stems and leaves have straight hairs which lie flat along the surface.
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