membranaceous


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mem·bra·nous

(mem'bră-nŭs),
Relating to or of the form of a membrane.
Synonym(s): hymenoid (1) , membranaceous

membranaceous

adjective Referring to or having a membrane.
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Corolla texture: membranaceous = 0; coriaceous = 1.
8d), this position is supported by the membranaceous texture of the corolla (ch.
1/3 to 1/2 of the lamina length, 1-pinnate or less divided lamina, non-conform apical pinnae, and membranaceous to chartaceous leaf texture.
Sepals longer but narrower, obtuse and not apiculate, membranaceous (not thickly coriaceous), glabrous or lepidote only at extreme apex, the posterior ones slightly carinate, petals longer (to 2.
27 x 25 mm (excluding the petals), 4- to 5-flowered; floral bracts ovate-triangular, acuminate and ending in a short, acicular mucro, distinctly carinate, about equaling the sepals but distinctly recurved toward the apex and exposing the sepal apex, apple green, finely nerved, abaxially densely and coarsely white-lepidote throughout, adaxially densely and coarsely white-lepidote toward the apex, 20-24 x 12-16 mm, thinly coriaceous toward the apex and along the keel, membranaceous toward the base and the margins, margins densely and coarsely spinose toward the apex, spines 1-1.
2 cm in diameter; floral bracts white, linear, acuminate, membranaceous, 4-8 mm x 1 mm, entire; flowers polystichous, ascendent to divaricate, numerous, densely disposed, actinomorphic, pedicellate, the pedicels 2.
5 cm, soon paleaceous and drying anthesis enrolling the margins, thinly coriaceous toward the apex, membranaceous at base, entire, densely and minutely white-lepidote abaxially, glabrous adaxially, distinctly exceeding the internodes, erect to reflexed.
5 x 4 mm, white-lanate; floral bracts triangular, acuminate, 8-9 x 7 mm, membranaceous, greenish-hyaline, entire, carinate, nerved, densely and coarsely white-lepidote at apex with fimbriate trichomes, white-lanate at base, slightly exceeding the ovary to equaling the middle of the sepals; flowers 29-30 mm long (with extended petals), sessile, strongly fragrant; sepals oblong-ovate to elliptic, acute and distinctly apiculate, 8-9.
5 cm, green colored, densely and coarsely white-lepidote and densely spinose near the apex with membranaceous and retrorse-uncinate to irregularly curved spines ca.

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