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puberulent

[pyü′ber·yə·lənt]
(botany)
Having a surface covered with very fine downlike hairs.
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12 cm, apex obtuse, clavate, slightly separated only along the neck during anthesis, outer surface densely laciniate, the laciniae to 2 mm long, membranous, patent or pointing backwards, the entire outer surface (including the laciniae) puberulous, the proximal half bright red, the distal half yellow, the inner surface finely puberulous and with a narrowly triangular ligule to 4 mm long at the base of each petal; androecium formed by two alternating series of long and short stamens halfway attached to the petals, anthers oblong, tetralocular, 2-2.
3 mm, densely villous outside, densely sericeous inside at base, corolla densely retorsely puberulous or villous outside, glabrous inside, tube 3.