Definition of tereteCategorized under "General"
Definition as written by Lophophora:
Circular in transverse section, cylindric and usually tapering.
Definition as written by htop:
Pencil-like; circular; approximately cylindrical (tubular) however, usually tapering at both ends; circular or cylindrical in cross-section - a terete seedpod (seed pod). Example usage: The shape of the silique, flattened vs. rounded or terete, is crucial in identifying some species of mustards. A type of orchid growth wherin the stem and/or leaves are circular in cross section. Image below - immature \'Antique Rose\' seedpods (seed pods)
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