clavate


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cla·vate

(klā'vāt),
Club-shaped.
[L. clava, a club]

clavate

(klā′vāt′)
adj. Biology
Having one end thickened; club-shaped: clavate antennae.

cla′vate′ly adv.

clavate

(of plant or animal structures) club-shaped.
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In addition to this species, long clavate glandular and large thin-walled non-glandular trichome types were identified in this study.
Microconidia, usually more abundant than macroconidia may be globose, pyriform or clavate and are borne singly along the sides of the hyphae or in grape-like clusters.
Cheilocystidia 35 -61.5 x 9-15 um fusoid-ventricose, subutriform, saccate, clavate and filamentous types present, hyaline to yellowish in KOH.
Legs quite long; femora distinctly clavate, slightly flattened, large tooth; tibiae flattened, curved, with apical setal combs and ancus, without mucro; uncus large and curved; mesotibiae 4.5 times longer than width in middle; metatibiae 4.7 times longer than width in middle; tarsi long; 1st-3rd tarsomeres conical; 5th tarsomere elongate; tarsomeres with pulvilli on underside; claws free, large, clearly diverging, with teeth.
Cystidia 11.8-28.0 x 3.8-5.6 [micro]m, narrowly clavate to subcylindrical, capitate, apically encrusted, with basal clamp; enclosed in the hymenium.
TELIA also hypophyllous, blackish-brown; scattered or grouped, rounded or elliptic, 0.3-1 mm., pulverulent; TELIOSPORES ellipsoid or clavate, 40-60 x 22.5-27.5 um, circular at both ends or somewhat pointed above and tapered below, septa generally constricted, light brown, 2-celled, papilla brown, 5-10 x 15-22.5 um, wall thick, brown, 2-3.5 um, thick at the sides, upper cell pore is apical, lower cell pore is near the septum; pedicel elongated, persistent, hyaline, 17.5-125 x 12.5 um in size.
astringens Clavate Green / Leaf Absent Yellow / Globoid Leaf Absent Marginal Green / Leaf Absent Leaf roll E.
This genus is characterized by superficial ascomata usually covered with hairs or setae (6); membranaceous peridium, consisting of several pseudoparenchymatous layers; asci that are clavate or fusiform (with biseriately arranged ascospores) or sometimes cylindrical (with uniseriately arranged ascospores), thin-walled, evanescent and without apical structures; scarce paraphyses that disappear before ascocarps mature (7); ascospores that are brown or gray-brown (never opaque or black), one celled, with one or sometimes two germ pores, and exuding as a dark, black, sticky mass (8).
Conidia were multicellular, smoothwalled, olivaceous brown, ovoidal to broadly clavate, curved at subterminal cell from the base, and had three septa [Figure 2].
within the host tissue) branched filaments or a single anchoring cell and external structures (usually consisting of a sterile hair and one or more clavate cells).