farinose


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farinose

(făr′ə-nōs′)
adj. Biology
Covered with mealy dust or powder: a farinose calyx.
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Pointed or very narrow podetia cover with farinose soredia is characteristic of this species.
The species located near the centre, such as Schoenus ferrugineus, Gymnadenia conopsea, Epipactis palustris, Saussurea esthonica, Primula farinose, and Selaginella selaginoides, were well correlated with axis 2, but nonsignificantly related with any parameter considered.
Tips of podetia pointed, soredia farinose, fine and powdery Cladonia subulata
Isaria farinose is an entomogenous fungus which has been regarded as a popular and effective folk medicine for a long time because they can treat many diseases such as hepatitis, hypercholesterolaemia, hypertension and gastric cancer.
Variation in leaf carbon isotope discrimination in Encelia farinose: Implications for growth, competition and drought survival.