foliaceous


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fo·li·ate

(fō'lē-āt),
Pertaining to or resembling a leaf or leaflet.
Synonym(s): foliaceous, foliar, foliose

foliaceous

/fo·li·a·ceous/ (fo″le-a´shus) foliate.

foliaceous

(fō-lē-ā′shē-ŭs) [L. folia, leaves]
Resembling or pert. to a leaf.
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The primary bracts are often described as involucral bracts, the lowermost bracts are usually foliaceous (sheathing or not) or setiform, and the uppermost bracts are very small and glumaceous; however, not rarely, primary bracts can be all foliaceous (Cyperus imbricatus Retz.
Meso-and metafemora with two outer ventral carinae gently undulate or with about 6 small lobules, dorsal carinae with three rounded lobules to foliaceous dentate lobes, which decrease in size towards base of femur.
It most closely resembles Pissonotus, because of the narrow and moderately foliaceous calcar, the subequal length of the antennal segments and some features of the male genitalia (Bartlett & Deitz 2000).
5-3 cm in diameter, partially covered by the bract sheaths; peduncle bracts not imbricate, green, foliaceous, similar to the basal leaves; sheaths 5-6 cm long, blades 5-7 cm long; spikes compressed, oblong, 14-25 cm long, 5-7 cm wide, long stipitate, stipes strongly curved, 15-36 cm long, 8-10 mm in diameter, bracteate, slightly compressed; primary bracts vaginiform, ovate-triangular, 5.
All three species share distinctive morphological characters: slender and elongated body, a long fastigium apically unfolded in four foliaceous expansions.
5-2 cm diameter at the base, glabrous; peduncle bracts brown to light brown or green, foliaceous, linear to long triangular, 5-70 cm long, ca.
Histologically, the acantholysis seen in Grover disease occurs in a variety of different patterns in small, circumscribed foci resembling Darier-White disease, pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus foliaceous, Hailey-Hailey disease, and a spongiotic dermatitis.
This is because he distinguished its structure as being hair, on one side, which is generalized in almost all the Rhopalocera, and on the other side, of being foliaceous and having a specialized appearance.
elata in its deeply bifurcate and much branched inflorescence with foliaceous bracts.
pulmonaria, commonly called the pulmonaria lichen, is distinguished by its foliaceous thallus (leaflike nonvascular body), which forms large sheets loosely attached to the substrate, sometimes by only one point.