hispidulous


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hispidulous

[his′pij·ə·ləs]
(biology)
Hispid to a minute degree.
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Perigynia 5-6 mm long, 1.2-1.6 mm wide, narrowly elliptical to elliptic, smooth but sometimes distally sparingly hispidulous abaxially and adaxially, the margins scaberulent to ciliate-scabrous distally, whitish green or stramineous to brownish, 2 prominent veins and the others obscure or weak in the proximal half on both faces, gradually tapered to a puckered base (when dry); perigynium beak 0.4-0.8 mm long, smooth or appressed hispidulous proximally, the margins smooth or scaberulent, orifice erose.
macrolepis Apex of achene pale-colored and conspicuously thickened; lowest pistillate scale usually more than 5.5 mm long (excluding awn, if present); spikes 1.5-4 cm long, more or less loosely-flowered; perigynium smooth but sometimes sparingly hispidulous distally, 1.2-1.6 mm wide; primarily in bogs and in other Sphagnum-laden sites Uncinia austroamericana Apex of achene not pale-colored and very little thickened; lowest pistillate scale 5.5 mm long or less (excluding awn, if present); spikes 1-2 cm long, tightly-flowered; perigynium appressed hispid (at least distally), 1.4-1.9 mm wide; primarily in wet depressions in grasslands and meadows Uncinia macrolepis A FIRST REPORT OF UNCINIA CHILENSIS FROM ARGENTINA