tomentose


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tomentose

(tō-mĕn′tōs′, tō′mən-)
adj. Biology
Covered with short, dense, matted hairs.
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Both taxa are (at least sometimes) tall trees, which is unusual in Bunchosia, and both have a densely tomentose three-carpellate gynoecium.
We have found individuals showing high irregularity with regard to leaf morphology and present different hybridization rates between parents, with acute lobes and more or less pinnate leaf margin, being the glabrescence of adaxial leaf surface, related to the tomentose abaxial leaf surface and shorter and reddish petiole, the main characters that diagnose this taxon.
The pro- and mesotibiae do not have tomentose areas in either sex.
4 cm, yellow-beige tomentose with green undertones; microsporophylls arranged in 14-16 orthostichies of 16-25 fertile sporophylls each, obtrullate, 10-11 x 89 mm at pollen shedding, bullae encompassing 1/4 to 1/3 of total length of sporophyll, beige-yellow tomentose, face hexagonal, 5-5.
8:1; apices commonly retuse, sometimes rounded; crenate-dentate; leaves when yet unfolded adaxially subglabrous, with minute glandular hairs throughout, pubescent and tomentose over teeth, and puberulent here and there on surface, pubescent from a few teeth apices, tufted on midvein and some secondary veins, when newly unfolded adaxially subglabrate except at apex and base; abaxially pubescent (rays planar), golden-tomentellous, later glabrate, glabrescent, gray trichomes, with primary to fifth order veins raised; white striae (wax?
The tomentose Heliotropium rariflorum (tentatively identified by Tim Harrison, pers.
Fruits of Tephrosia vogelii are large and 2-12 cm long, very densely villous or tomentose (Hutchinson 1958).
Geijera parviflora (wilga), Opuntia tomentose (velvet tree pear), Myoporum deserti (ellangowan poison bush), Eremophila mitchellii (false sandalwood), and Carissa ovata (current bush) are present in varying proportions and dominate the shrubby layer.
Adaxial matte surface to subnitid, glabrous or slightly hirtellous on midrib, abaxial surface with the midrib, and sometimes lateral veins as well, most of which are slightly are puberulent or hirtellous and also with coarse, subapressed hairs, very densely tomentose, petiole 0.
Leaves and rachis densely tomentose (undersurface of leaves and surface of rachis nearly obscured); pubescence of rachis without noticeable dark bands along their length; pinnules usually pinnate: C.
Fruiting bodies: Cup-shaped containing numerous spore packets, 4-5 mm high, 6-7 mm wide, sessile; margin of cup flared slightly or tapered downward; outer surface tan, velvety; inner surface pallid, smooth and shiny; mouth initially covered with an epiphragm, which is coarsely tomentose.