coriaceous


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coriaceous

(kôr′ē-ā′shəs, kŏr′-)
adj.
Leathery in texture: coriaceous leaves.

coriaceous

(of plant structures) having a leathery appearance.
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5 cm long, divergent to declined, deciduous, dehiscent, linear and slightly falcate or abruptly upturned at tip, subterete, usually submoniliform, thinly coriaceous, strigose.
Testudo coriaceous Pennant, 1769; Chelone coriacea: Brongniart, 1805; Dermochelys coriacea: Blainvill, 1816; Conudo coriacea: Flemming, 1822; Scytina coriacea: Wegler, 1828; Dermochelis atlantica LeSueur in Cuvier, 1829; Sphargis coriacea: Gray, 1831; Chelyra coriacea: Rafinesque, 1832; Sphargis coriacea var.
Pronotum coriaceous, with some longitudinal keels on lateral regions, crossed by two slight transverse impressions; disc little humped; posterior collar short; pronotal tubercle not reaching the tegula.
The five sepals often persistent are ovate, green, equally sized and coriaceous.
Its immature fruit bears coriaceous, probably succulent lateral wings, which originally led to its being described in Mascagnia.
Their leaves are glabrous or scaly, monomorphic or dimorphic (Tryon & Tryon 1982) with a coriaceous texture, which is an adaptation to the epiphytic environment (Hirsch & Kaplan 1974).
Capsule utricle-like but loculicidal, partially dehiscent ventrally at apex and dorsally at apex, retaining seed; endocarp coriaceous, only near suture slightly sclerified.
5 times wider than long, coriaceous, punctures distinct on posterior fifth; (3) terga III-VI densely punctured.
30 in number, thinly coriaceous, forming a broadly funnelform rosette; sheaths broadly elliptic, ca.
Forewings glabrous, short, reaching hind border of 1st abdominal tergite, coriaceous, venation thick, longitudinal veins thicker than perpendicular ones; stridulatory vein or specialized areas for sound radiation absent; few reticulations present on dorsal field; claval fold not developed; lateral field with ca 4 to 6 longitudinal veins.