exsiccate


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exsiccate

[′ek·sə‚kāt]
(science and technology)
To dry by driving off, or draining of, moisture.
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A voucher specimen was deposited at the University Herbarium (Goias State University, Anapolis, Goias, Brazil); the exsiccate was given the number 4875.
Juss obtained from a farm in Lagoa do Carro-PE, Brazil, was identified by the Engineer Angela Maria Miranda and deposited at the herbarium of the Department of Forest Engineering of the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE) with the exsiccate HST-16264.
The Environment Institute of Alagoas (IMA) identified the botanical material, and one exsiccate of the trees from which the seeds were collected was deposited in the institute herbarium, under the number MAC21433.
This material was identified through available taxonomic keys, comparison and other exsiccate as well as specialist help.
An exsiccate (HUM 8363) of the plant collected and identified was deposited and authenticated at the Herbarium of the State University of Maringa, Maringa, Brazil.