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puberulent

(pyo͞o-bĕr′yə-lənt, -bĕr′ə-) also

puberulous

(-bĕr′yə-ləs, -bĕr′ə-)
adj.
Covered with minute hairs or very fine down; finely pubescent.
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2 mm, puberulent, margin glabrous, three larger obovate, 7-9 x 5-6 mm, puberulent, margin glabrous; petals heteromorphic, yellow, petal vexilar obcordate, 1.
Indumentum puberulent constituted of trichomes tector c.
4 mm; leaflets 2 pairs, papyraceous, abaxial face pubescent and adaxial face puberulent, the distal 22-50 x 9-22 mm, the proximal 17-33 x 9-23 mm, elliptic and ovate, venation brochidodromous, nervures 6-8 pairs, apex acute, rounded and obtuse, base rounded, obliquecuneate to subcordada, margin revolute, ciliated.
6-5 mm, puberulent, margin ciliated, three larger ovalsuborbicular and oblong-obovate, 7-10 x 6-9 mm, glabrous, margin ciliated; petals almost isomorphic, yellow, base orange-red, oval-flabellate, 17-22 x 15-25 mm; stamens 7, heteromorphic, three largest, 9-11 mm long, four smaller, 6.
often auriculate) cauline leaves, fruiting pedicels puberulent all around (vs.
glabrous or puberulent midvein and leaf margin), longer fruiting pedicels 4-6 (vs.
meyenii, but the species is substantially distinct for laving lanceolate to elliptic and puberulent (vs.
non-reticulate) fruits, stems puberulent with curved vs.
badia Height (cm) 15-30(-55) 60-80 Internode length short elongated Node indumentum puberulent to short hirsute to scabrellous glabrous Sheath margin short pilose short hirsute to indumentum glabrous Ligule length (mm) 0.
Euphorbia spellenbergiana is a delicate completely prostrate annual, with entire, oblong to suborbicular, or ovate leaves, reduced subequal or nonexistant involucral gland appendages, smooth (non-ridged) seeds, and puberulent stems.