foliaceous


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foliaceous

1. having the appearance of the leaf of a plant
2. bearing leaves or leaflike structures
3. Geology (of certain rocks, esp schists) consisting of thin layers; foliated

foliaceous

[‚fō·lē′ā·shəs]
(botany)
Consisting of or having the form or texture of a foliage leaf.
(geology)
Having a leaflike or platelike structure composed of thin layers of minerals.
(zoology)
Resembling a leaf in growth form or mode.
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6 cm wide, erect, exceeding the leaves, lepidote; peduncle bracts the lower ones foliaceous, 7-9 cm long, ca.
Autoantibodies found in patients with pemphigus foliaceous are directed against desmoglein (Dsg) 1.
4 cm in diameter; primary bracts the outer ones foliaceous, rose near the base and green toward the apex, the inner ones narrowly subtriangular, ca.
7 cm in diameter, densely white-lanate, green with color obscured by the trichomes, scape bracts foliaceous and similar to the leaves, subspreading-arcuate to reflexed.
peduncle suberect to curved, 80-110 cm long, 5-7 mm wide, glandular puberulent, green (drying with a pale midsection); peduncle bracts long attenuate, the lower ones foliaceous, gradually changing to floral bract size; axis 5 mm in diameter; floral bracts ovate, sub-auriculate, acuminate to apiculate in the upper ones, 15-50 mm long, (7-)12-15 mm wide, spreading or reflexed, green to papyraceously when dry, entire, finely nerved, ecarinate, glandular, all longer than the pedicels.
3 cm in diameter, sulcate; scape bracts foliaceous and not distinguishable from the leaves, not covering the scape, suberect to spreading.
5-2 cm in diameter, erect, glabrous, bright red, internodes 8-13 cm long; scape bracts green except for the red base, glabrescent, the basal ones foliaceous, suberect, several times longer than the internodes, not hiding the scape, the upper ones subfoliaceous, to long ovatelanceolate, caudate, subspreading with recurved apex, 16-25 x 5.
6 cm in diameter, slightly sulcate; scape bracts foliaceous and not distinguishable from the leaves, not covering the scape.
5-3 cm diameter; scape bracts straw colored, foliaceous, densely lepidote on both surfaces, reducing their longitude gradually to the apex, densely imbricate, longer than the internodes; sheaths ovate-elliptic, 5.
5 cm in diameter (not including the primary bracts); Primary bracts foliaceous to subfoliaceous, spreading-recurved; Fascicles 10-11 in number, pulvinate, 16-17 x 14-16 mm long (excluding the petals), ca.
5 cm in diameter, sessile but elongate; floral bracts foliaceous, distinctly exceeding the flowers; flowers 35-40 mm long (with extended petals), fragrant, distinctly pedicelate, pedicels terete to slightly complanate, 3-5 x 1.
2 cm in diameter at the apex; scape bracts foliaceous and not distinguishable from the leaves, subspreading-arcuate.