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indumentum

(ĭn′do͞o-mĕn′təm, -dyo͞o-) also

indument

(ĭn′də-mənt, -dyə-)
n. pl. indu·menta (-mĕn′tə) also indu·ments
A covering of fine hairs or scales.

indumentum

a total hairy covering.
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Pubescence Glabrous to glabrescent in Glabrous in both the adaxial surface adaxial and Glabrescent to pubescent in abaxial surfaces the abaxial surface Presence of flake Absence of flake indumentum indumentum, or scarce and deciduous generally ephemeral.
Stems, leaves and phyllaries without long-patent, pilose hairs, indumentum type various, occasionally shortly pilose or sericeous; outer phyllaries often elliptic-ovate and about as longer as or shorter than the inner phyllaries; Colombia and Ecuador E.
Leaves with ciliate indumentum were found more in regions with lower precipitation and higher average temperature (523 mm and 20.
Leaves Leaves elliptic to broadly elliptic, 14 x 20 mm long, some cuneate at base, indumentum short velutinous when young, absent at age.
The plant architecture, the thick and conspicuous white indumentum, the inflorescence of red rachis and pale pink primary bracts with green floral bracts, the light purple color of the corolla with concolorous filaments, all make this species unique.
The reconstructions of the morphological characters indicate that the Moacroton clade plus the SAG is a morphologically and ecologically cohesive group generally characterized by a primarily lepidote indumentum, bifid of simple styles, pistillate flowers with sepals connate at the base, and a preference for mesic habitats, although there are some exceptions (Fig.
Two major groups of indumentum can be distinguished within the medicinal species, one consisting of isolated trichomes and the other with trichomes in tufts (= "nidos pilosos", Ariza Espinar, 1973; = "Haarnester", Hellwig 1992).
Rhododendron bureavii has leaves covered on both surfaces with a suede- like substance that's called indumentum.
lata; supra villosa deinde, nervo medio excepto, glabra, olivacea opaca, conspicue venuloso-reticulata; subtus cinnamomeo-villosa pilis tenuissimis intrincatis indumentum formantibus, costa crassa elevata, nervis secundaris 10-17 utroque latere prominentibus, saepe furcatis.