punctate

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punctate

[′pəŋk‚tāt]
(biology)
Dotted; full of minute points.
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2 cm long, terete in cross-section, with a pair of glands at base of petiole, glabrous, covered with a dense clusters of scales (more evident when dry); blade ovate to elliptic, 9-27 x 5-12 cm, coriaceous, green adaxially, light green abaxially, apex acuminate, base cuneate to rounded, sometimes oblique, margin with scattered small teeth, glabrous adaxially, glabrate and with minute punctations abaxially, 4-5 pairs of main lateral veins, higher order of venation only evident abaxially.
Cuticle consisting of two distinct layers, with prominent punctations arranged in definite rows, more prominent towards both the extremities; with 3-4 um thick in the neck region and 7- 8 um at tail.
Epiphallus 75 % or more of penis length, broadest near penis, tapering slowly toward vas deferens and merging smoothly therewith; occasionally with distinct greyish pigmentation; inner side of lumen wall (that adjacent to penis) with two strong folds with an intervening groove running entire length of epiphallus; remaining lumen wall with 2 or 3 low longitudinal ridges in thickened portion nearer to penis, with a row of minute punctations (sometimes paired) in their intervals, these extending to penial end of epiphallus; punctations represent openings of slender diverticulae in epiphallus wall which are visible as striae in cut wall; lumen wall nearer to vas deferens smooth or with shallow ridges, but no punctations.
In this case the fluorescent image revealed surface detail not associated with granulations, but with punctations.
1400-1600) occupation yielded the greatest volume and diversity of decorated wares, one common type being a red, medium-textured ware, consisting primarily of jars and shallow bowls decorated along the shoulder and rim with carved geometric designs, incised lines, linear punctations, stamped florets and open circles, fingernail impressions and applique ridges, used alone or in varying combinations(49).
When 5% acetic acid was applied to suspicious area, one showed coarse punctations while the other showed mosaic pattern.
5 wider than long; flat with large and not elevated tooth on each lateroposterior side; each elytron twice as long as wide, each with base of striae 3-4 closer than others, base of striae without denticles; striae with coarse punctations connected by shallow row; humerus rugose (Fig.
One feature, not noted for the holotype, is the presence of several dark punctations on the tympanum of all other individuals examined.