2.5 mm long, 2 mm wide, shallowly concave, erose
or distally entire, eglandular.
1 mm, ovate, pale yellowish, dispersed, opaque, marginally entire to erose
, basically cordate; abaxial blade scales absent or very few, with abundant resinous dots; adaxial blade scales 0.5-1.0 x 0.5-1.0 mm, pale yellowish, opaque, marginally entire to few erose
; veins simple to 1-forked, 1.0-1.5 mm apart; hydathodes absent; fertile fronds 25-30 cm long; stipes 2/3-3/4 the frond length; fertile blades 8-10 x 1.4-1.7 cm, elliptic, basically cuneate, apically acute; interporangial scales absent.
Perigynia (3.5-)4-5.2 mm long, 1.4-1.9 mm wide, elliptic to broadly elliptical, abaxially and adaxially appressed hispid distally and smooth (or nearly so) proximally, the margins ciliate-scabrous above the middle, stramineous but often with brown maculations or brownish, 2 prominent veins and the others obscure or weak proximally on both faces, gradually tapered to a puckered base (when dry); perigynium beak 0.4-0.8 mm long, smooth or appressed hispid proximally, the margins smooth distally and ciliate-scabrous proximally, orifice entire or slightly erose
. Achenes 2.2-3.2 mm long, 1-1.6 mm wide, compressed trigonous with oblong sides, the widest side shallowly concave, brown, apex little (if at all) thickened.
Letters: ABDEILNORST SLEET RANID STAIN REDIA RATES SOBER EROSE
ABORT LITRE TIARA NAILS DEBAR leets tains tabor relit snail ardeb barde In the diagrams above, the lowercase words are those that result from reading one of the uppercase words starting at a different letter.
I e-mail a weekly gardening newsletter for those folks in the High Desert areas under the title of EROSES
Really, the book is Bloom's Symposium, with all his parts praising the various eroses
he felt, above all for Socrates, his Diotima.
Later writers assumed the existence of a number of Eroses
(like the several versions of the Roman Amor).