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e·rose

(ē-rōs'),
Denoting an edge or margin that is irregularly notched or indented, as if gnawed away; used especially in reference to bacterial colonies.
[L. erodo, pp. erosus, to gnaw away]

erose

(of plant structures) having the appearance of being gnawed, with irregular notches.
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2 mm wide, ovate or elliptical, rounded and erose or denticulate at apex, glabrous or bearing a few abaxial hairs, all eglandular or 2 adjacent sepals bearing 1 gland each, the 2 glands adjacent to each other, distally free from the sepals and slightly reflexed.
4 mm, ovate, light brown, dispersed, basically erose to ciliate; veins few evident, simple to 1-forked, 1-2 mm apart, diverging at 60-70[degrees] from costa; hydathodes very evident, black; fertile fronds 25-36 cm long; stipes 2/3-3/4 the frond length; fertile blades 9-12 x 2.
8 mm long, smooth or appressed hispid proximally, the margins smooth distally and ciliate-scabrous proximally, orifice entire or slightly erose.
4 cm wide, imbricate but the rachis visible after anthesis, nervate, ecarinate, glabrous outside, brown punctulate-lepidote inside, margin erose, apex rounded to acute; flowers distichous, erect, (5)15-20 per spike, actinomorphic, corolla helicoiform, subsessile; sepals free, green, oblong, 3-3.
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A formal-ethical law of contraposition of love: Plato's doctrine of two Aphrodites and two Eroses from the viewpoint of formal axiology".