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glabrous

 [gla´brus]
smooth and bare.

gla·brous

, glabrate (glā'brŭs, glā'brāt),
Smooth or hairless; denoting areas of the body where hair does not normally grow, that is, palms or soles.
[L. glaber, smooth]

glabrous

/gla·brous/ (gla´brus) smooth and bare.

glabrous

(glā′brəs)
adj.
Having no hairs or pubescence; smooth: glabrous leaves.

gla′brous·ness n.

gla·brous

, glabrate (glā'brŭs, -brāt)
Smooth or hairless; denoting areas of the body where hair does not normally grow, i.e., palms or soles.
[L. glaber, smooth]

glabrous

Smooth. The term is applied to a hairless surface.

glabrous

(of plant structures) without hairs.

glabrous

palmar and plantar skin characterized by lack of hair, hair follicles and sebaceous glands

glabrous

smooth and bare.
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Leaves alternate, often clustered at the stem apex; petiolate; blades oblanceolate, elliptic to obovate, coriaceous, pinnately veined, margin entire, glabrous to densely woolly beneath.
Lower surface: Glabrous, except for abdominal sternites with microsetae.
4 mm long, 2- or 3-celled, ascending to strigose, the scales filiform, dull brown, entire, adaxially pubescent, the hairs like those on the pinnae rachises adaxially; laminar tissue between veins abaxially and adaxially eglandular, glabrous; ultimate veins abaxially visible, glabrous, adaxially obscure, glabrous; lamina margins eglandular, ciliate, the hairs 0.
Leaves rosulate; sessile to pseudopetiolate; blades entire to lyrate, lanceolate, elliptical, obovate to spathulate, pinnately veined, margin entire to runcinate, glabrous to glabrescent above, densely pubescent beneath.
5 mm long, 2- or 3-celled, adaxially eglandular, glabrous to subglabrous; lamina margins eglandular, ciliate, the hairs 0.
Elaphoglossum of Mickel and Atehortua (1980) based on its nearly glabrous leaves and presence of phyllopodia.
Leaves rosulate; pseudopetiolate; blades elliptic to ovate, pinnately veined, margin entire to lyrate or pinnatifid, glabrous to pubescent.
8 cm wide, ovate, apex acute and incurved, adaxially glabrous, abaxially covered by a ferrugineous indument, brown, not imbricate during anthesis, exposing the rachis, longer than the sepals, coriaceous, strongly carinate, nerved.
Thoracic pleura pale orange, with narrow but distinct dark brown fascia, anepisternum and anepimeron glabrous.
SURFACE AND VESTITURE: Body smooth, glabrous, without any exaggerated outgrowths or punctation; hemelytron semitransparent.
Twigs pale yellowish, glabrous or minutely pubescent.