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appressed

(of an organ) close to another but not united with it.
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Antenna uniquely specialized with long scales along posterior margin and appressed or short scales on anterior margin; second segment of labial palpus moderately thickened, third segment very slender, usually longer than second.
This synapomorphy is adjacent achene epidermal cells with appressed inner periclinal walls (#15, also possessed by C.
2 mm wide, narrowly oblongelliptic to narrowly oblanceolate, minutely papillate-scabridulous with appressed hairs distally, smooth or nearly so proximally, margins ciliate with hairs in fascicles from apex to near middle, below middle smooth or, more often, sparsely ciliate, stramineous or pale brown and sometimes dark-brown-streaked, 2 veins prominent and finely 7-11-veined abaxially and very faintly 5-9-veined adaxially, tapered to a stipitate-like base; perigynium beak conical, ca.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SCALE-LIKE, 1/8" to 1/4" long, acute tip, usually no glands, no whitish markings beneath, tightly appressed.
Leaves spreading or loosely appressed, not scale-like.
xalapensis and short, appressed, curled hairs as in A.
21 mm) between medial edges, covering antennal insertions, protruding and reflected outward; two long decumbent hairs on each lobe, ten yellow curved and appressed hairs; integument dark yellow.
Other important characters are the presence of appressed orange tomentum located on the pronotum, the narrow frontal bridge of the clypeus, and the banded wings.
Much-branched subshrubs or trees; leaves glabrous or, if pubescent, then generally rapidly glabrate; corolla lobes apically glabrous; tails of adjacent anthers appressed or truly connate; cypselae usually glabrous Stomatochaeta 2b.
Leaves appressed to the ground, oblong to triangular-ovate, 30 x 13 to 85 x 30 (-140 x 60) mm; pedicel 5-10 (-20) cm long, erect and longer than the leaves.
5-1 mm, lanceolate to arachnoids, black, lustrous, appressed, dispersed, marginally fimbriate; blade (6-) 16-38 x (2-) 3.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, Awl-shaped, appressed or in-curved 1/4" to 1/2", long acuminate tip.