farinose


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farinose

[′far·ə‚nōs]
(agriculture)
Yielding farina, a fine meal of vegetable matter.
(biology)
Covered with a white powdery substance.
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The primary thallus has rounded and persistent squamules, and develop short and regular podetia, partially or totally covered with farinose soredia.
Soralia capitate; soredia farinose or of fine granules Phaeophyscia pusilloides 4.
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.
A description might read, "Leaves pubescent with capitate trichomes, or farinose when dry.