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indumentum

[‚in·də′men·təm]
(botany)
A covering, such as one that is woolly.
(mycology)
A covering of hairs.
(vertebrate zoology)
The plumage covering a bird.
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2013) demonstrate that ferns have developed a broad range of leaf adaptations, such as the presence of indument (Astrolepis, Bommeria, Myriopteris, Notholaena), increased division (Adiantum, Anemia, Argyrochosma, Mildella, Myriopteris and Pellaea), thickening (Pleopeltis and Polypodium), or increased density of the veins and/or stomata (Pteridaceae).
Quant a la notion de << profit indument tire du caractere distinctif ou de la renommee de la marque >>, egalement designee sous les termes de << parasitisme >> et de << free-riding >>, cette notion s'attache non pas au prejudice subi par la marque, mais a l'avantage tire par le tiers de l'usage du signe identique ou similaire >> (222).
In general the inflorescence is totally covered by a ferrugineous indument (vs.
Locking up, she orders the three to undress, their induments cascading upon the floor, each in turn flopping upon the bed, and all heavily edited in mathematical precision to the accompaniment of a Baroque fugue.
2 mm, linear-lanceolate, brown, lustrous, subentire, adaxially with indument similar to those of the abaxial surfaces; laminar tissue between veins abaxially glandular, densely pubescent, the hairs sometimes glandular-tipped, 0.
Des etudes abordent explicitement la question des echanges France-Quebec dans le commerce du livre : mentionnons, a titre d'exemple--car il serait fastidieux d'allonger indument la liste de sources bibliographiques--Les tribulations du livre quebecois en France (1959-1985) de Josee Vincent, qui se penche sur les multiples tentatives d'exportation (souvent infructueuses) du livre quebecois vers l'Hexagone.
Ce dernier, retient, selon elle, indument ses hardes en gage d'une dette contractee par sa maitresse aupres de lui.
Inflorescence 18-30 cm long, 7-10 cm wide, 2-branched, cinereous during anthesis and brown in fruiting period, axis violet-black, erect, pyramidal, lax, densely covered with cinereous indument and the spikes with ferruginous indument, loosing the indument with age, 8-12 branches 1.
Une classification qui soit fondee sur des criteres a la fois universels, discriminants et, autant que possible, impartiaux (c'est-a-dire des parametres applicables a chaque courant, permettant de les differencier sur des dimensions cles, mais sans pour autant induire des biais favorisant indument certaines ecoles au detriment d'autres).
Il sert des avertissements a certains historiens qui sont portes a generaliser indument sur le comportement de clercs anglicans.
Depuis quelques annees, plusieurs evenements ou faits divers rapportes par des journalistes sont parfois culturalises ou politises indument par les acteurs impliques, faisant intervenir de facon etonnante le rapport a "l'Autre," ou son origine, sans lien apparent avec le sujet traite.
It is particularly striking that the colonization of dry habitats and concomitant morphological changes (coriaceous leaves, dense indument, underground storage structures) appear to have evolved in various plan t groups independently, both in Loasaceae (xylopodia in Xylopodia, indument in Nasa urentivelutina) and outside Loasaceae (storage roots in Caxamarca and Fuchsia pachyrrhiza P.