tomentose


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tomentose

(tō-mĕn′tōs′, tō′mən-)
adj. Biology
Covered with short, dense, matted hairs.
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Inflorescence, umbel-raceme, 8-10 flowered, pedicel initially tomentose, become glabrous.
Anamorph (from Sir & Hladki 805): Conidiogenous structure on tomentose tissue Sepia (63) color.
Both taxa are (at least sometimes) tall trees, which is unusual in Bunchosia, and both have a densely tomentose three-carpellate gynoecium.
Diagnosis: Foliis ellipticis vel lanceolateoblongis, cuneato-attenuatis, dentato-serrata, dentibus acutis, adulta subtus glauco-tomentella, petiole longus (>0,8 cm), cupulae turbinatae, squamis ovato-suborbicularibus, acuminates, dorso valde gibbis; glande parva, ovate vel elliptica, apiculo glaberrimo vel tomentose. (Synonymous: = Q.
In males, a well developed tomentose patch occurs on the distal half of the pro- and mesotibia; in females this patch is weakly developed on the mesotibia and imperceptible to weakly developed on the protibia.
Gymnocarpos decandrus, another typically cushion-shaped dwarf shrub, is more tomentose than spiny, and does not appear to be grazed.
Less significant characters for this subclade include the tomentose dorsum (2-1) and the basal brown annulation of the second antennal segment (9-1) for the latter subclade.
Inflorescence erect; prophyll 55 cm long, densely brown setose; peduncular bract to 95 cm long, proximal part covered with brown, 2-4 mm long bristles, these usually not persistent, and grey floccose, flattened, black spines, distal part with flattened, black, up to 5 cm long spines; peduncle to 130 cm long, 3,2 x 4,1 cm in cross section, proximal part tomentose, distal part spiny; rachis 23-38 cm long; rachillae many, to 14 cm long, proximal part 1-5 cm long, glabrous, distal part bearing the pistillate flowers, 3,5-9 cm long, covered with minute, clavate, hyaline hairs, only one pistillate flower inserted 0,2-1,5 cm from the rachis.
Fruits of Tephrosia vogelii are large and 2-12 cm long, very densely villous or tomentose (Hutchinson 1958).
Geijera parviflora (wilga), Opuntia tomentose (velvet tree pear), Myoporum deserti (ellangowan poison bush), Eremophila mitchellii (false sandalwood), and Carissa ovata (current bush) are present in varying proportions and dominate the shrubby layer.