erose


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erose

[ē′rōs]
(biology)
Having an irregular margin.
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Sagraea) also have these characters, but Mecranium can be distinguished from Clidemia (including Sagraea) by the reduced external calyx teeth and a fringe of hairs or scalelike erose structures on the torus of the hypanthium (Skean, 1993).
Lastly, variations in colony margin can be categorized as entire, undulate, lobate, erose, filamentous, and curled.
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5-16 mm in diameter, inner surface with dark red or purple spots, glandular trichomes dorsally; corolla lobes 5, subequal, spreading, white, apex rounded, ventral lobe 16-17 x 12-14 mm, oblong, margin slightly erose, glabrous, lateral lobes 8-13 x 9-10 mm, ovate to oblong, margin slightly erose, lanate abaxially, glabrous adaxially, dorsal lobes 8-10 x 8-11 mm, ovate, margin entire.
7 mm long and the limb 3-6 mm long and wide, flat to concave (especially the anterior pair), erose or coarsely toothed, eglandular all around margin; posterior petal spatulate, with the thickened claw erect, 2.
Segments obspatulate, erose (leaves like Cucurbitella asperata).