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floccose

 [flok´ōs]
wooly; said of bacterial growth composed of short, curved chains variously oriented.

floc·cose

(flok'ōs),
In bacteriology, applied to a growth of short, curving filaments or chains closely but irregularly disposed.
[L. floccus, a flock of wool]

floccose

/floc·cose/ (flok´ōs) woolly; said of bacterial growth of short, curved chains variously oriented.

floccose

adjective Having a fluffy or woolly appearance.

floc·cose

(flok'ōs)
bacteriology Describes a growth of short, curving filaments or chains closely but irregularly disposed.
[L. floccus, a flock of wool]

floccose

(of plant structures) covered in small hairs giving a down-like appearance.

floccose

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Moreover, the F16 strain morphology characteristics were noticed on PDA at 25degC after 7 days which were: colony diameters 13-16 mm, center low, deep, radially sulcate, dense, floccose, margin narrow, entire; mycelium white, exudate absent (Fig.
The colonies were bluish green in color with velvety and floccose and reverse side of the colony is yellow to brown.
Branchlets of second year rough, and lower surface of leaves with ferrugineous, somewhat floccose hairs indicate the influence of A.
On media, colonies typically are floccose and dense and rapidly fill the entire Petri dish with abundant intertwining aerial mycelium, which looks rather like gray cotton candy.
proliferatum produced white to light pinkish floccose aerial mycelium on PDA with an average growth rate of 0.
In most cases, the central area is convex-shaped and accumulated and floccose and in some others the central areas are depressed.
Leaves alternate; subsessile; blades elliptic to ovate, threeveined, margin entire to minutely dentate, glabrescent to glabrous above, floccose to dense-arachnoid beneath.
5 FGCC/BLS 8 Colonies are fast growing, floccose, white at first becoming pale brown with age with dark reverse pigmentation.