foliaceous


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foliaceous

1. having the appearance of the leaf of a plant
2. bearing leaves or leaflike structures
3. Geology (of certain rocks, esp schists) consisting of thin layers; foliated

foliaceous

[‚fō·lē′ā·shəs]
(botany)
Consisting of or having the form or texture of a foliage leaf.
(geology)
Having a leaflike or platelike structure composed of thin layers of minerals.
(zoology)
Resembling a leaf in growth form or mode.
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The primary bracts are often described as involucral bracts, the lowermost bracts are usually foliaceous (sheathing or not) or setiform, and the uppermost bracts are very small and glumaceous; however, not rarely, primary bracts can be all foliaceous (Cyperus imbricatus Retz.) or all glumaceous (Cyperus papyrus).
Meso-and metafemora with two outer ventral carinae gently undulate or with about 6 small lobules, dorsal carinae with three rounded lobules to foliaceous dentate lobes, which decrease in size towards base of femur.
I feel as if I were nearer to the vitals of the globe, for this sandy overflow is something such a foliaceous mass as the vitals of the animal body.
Eight fruticulous or foliaceous lichen species were extracted successively with three solvents of increasing polarity.
Pollution by sulfur dioxide has spectacularly reduced the variety of lichens in all industrial regions of Europe and has destroyed many of the colorful foliaceous lichens, such as the Lobaria pulmonaria, that used to be found everywhere in Great Britain and are now confined to small areas of the western coastal regions, where the air is purer.
Bulbous or foliaceous tribocytic organ posterior to ventral sucker, sometimes overlapping it; body usually divided into distinct fore- and hindbody; copulatory bursa and genital pore at posterior end of body; organs of reproduction confined to hindbody.
These include pemphigus vulgaris (PV),pemphigus foliaceous (PF), pemphigus herpetiformis, bullous pemphigoid (BP),linear bullous dermatosis (LAD), cicatricial pemphigoid (CP), epidermolysis bullosa acquisita(psoriasis bullosa acquisita) and a novel bullous dermatosis targeting 200kDa molecule present in the lower lamina lucida.
It most closely resembles Pissonotus, because of the narrow and moderately foliaceous calcar, the subequal length of the antennal segments and some features of the male genitalia (Bartlett & Deitz 2000).
Inflorescence terminal, erect, simple, peduncle terete, 45-50 cm long, 5-7 mm in diameter, totally covered by the bract sheaths; basal peduncle bracts green to reddish, imbricate, vaginiform, only the basal ones foliaceous; sheaths 3.5-4.5 cm long, blades 1-30 cm long; spike compressed, oblong to lanceolate, 17-30 cm long, 6-7 cm wide; floral bracts dark green, glaucous, widely elliptic, 3.2-4 cm long, 2-2.4 cm wide, imbricate but the rachis visible after anthesis, smooth to nervate, ecarinate, glabrous outside, sparsely brown punctulate-lepidote inside, apex rounded; flowers distichous, ascendent, 13-22 per spike, actinomorphic, corolla helicoiform, subsessile; sepals free, green, oblanceolate, 3-3.4 cm long, ca.
All three species share distinctive morphological characters: slender and elongated body, a long fastigium apically unfolded in four foliaceous expansions.
Female inflorescence 1-1.5 m high, the peduncle dark brown, cylindric, 50-75 cm long, 1.5-2 cm diameter at the base, glabrous; peduncle bracts brown to light brown or green, foliaceous, linear to long triangular, 5-70 cm long, ca.