barbellate


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barbellate

[′bär·bə‚lāt]
(biology)
Having short, stiff, hooked bristles.
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Cypselae pubescent; pappus of barbellate bristles, widened and plumose at the apex.
Cypselae truncate at the apex, villose; pappus of paleaceous-setose, barbellate bristles.