setaceous


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setaceous

 [se-ta´shus]
bristle-like.

se·ta·ceous

(sē-tā'shŭs),
1. Having bristles.
2. Resembling a bristle.
[L. seta, a bristle]

setaceous

(sĭ-tā′shəs)
adj.
1. Having or consisting of bristles; bristly: a setaceous moth.
2. Resembling bristles or a bristle: setaceous whiskers.

se·ta·ceous

(sē-tā'shŭs)
1. Having bristles.
2. Resembling a bristle.
[L. seta, a bristle]

setaceous

bristly.
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Abdomen small, dorsum light brown with two paramedian brown bands, setaceous, grayish ventrally.
62, 63) elongated, setaceous, dorsum with sparse grayish spots, yellowish ventrally.
Abdomen oval, grayish, setaceous, dorsum with light brown spots anteriorly, light brown ventrally.
Abdomen oval, grayish, setaceous, dorsum with light brown spots on anterior region, yellowish ventrally.
Previously unmentioned traits were a subapical mandibular tooth and setaceous sensilla on the medial anterior labral surface.
Inflorescence terminal, reduced, the spikelets nearly sessile in a single fascicle (ultimately solitary but the peduncles very reduced, mostly 0.3-1 mm long), often other spikelets peduncled, forming 2-3 subcontiguous fascicles, the peduncle ascending, compressed-trigonous to more or less terete, smooth or slightly antrorsely scabrous distally; the complete inflorescence 0.8-3 cm long, 1-2 cm wide, with 1-3 involucral bracts, the primary exceeding the inflorescence, setaceous, 2.716 cm long.
Inflorescence terminal, umbellate, (2.6-)4-14.5 cm long, 1.5-6 cm wide, with 3-6 primary involucral bracts, the lowermost 1-2 leaf-like and more or less equaling to slightly exceeding the inflorescence, the uppermost setaceous, lowest involucral bract 3-20 cm long, 0.7-1.5 times as long as the inflorescence; primary rays 4-10 ascending to curving, flexuous, compressed-trigonous to more or less terete, smooth or slightly antrorsely scabrous distally, the longest 3-9 cm, second, and rarely third order branching present, with the spikelets ultimately solitary and long peduncled or in fascicles of 2-4 with typically two more or less sessile and the remainder peduncled; peduncles up to 24 mm long.
Unguiculus setaceous and reaching three-quarters of the distance from base to apex of unguis.