mucro


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mucro

[′myü·krō]
(biology)
An abrupt, sharp terminal tip or process.
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--Longitud del mucro de la metatibia del tamano de un quinto, o mayor, de la longitud del primer metatarsomero; mucro sinuado ...
Legs quite long; femora distinctly clavate, slightly flattened, large tooth; tibiae flattened, curved, with apical setal combs and ancus, without mucro; uncus large and curved; mesotibiae 4.5 times longer than width in middle; metatibiae 4.7 times longer than width in middle; tarsi long; 1st-3rd tarsomeres conical; 5th tarsomere elongate; tarsomeres with pulvilli on underside; claws free, large, clearly diverging, with teeth.
the anteriorly located mucro and the wider, trapezoidal apophyses).
Leaves sessile to subsessile (petiole up to 0.3 cm long), glaucous on both surfaces, dark green above and pale below, producing a long ciliate fracture when broken perpendicular to the midvein; lamina (3) 5.8-13.5 cm long, (1.4) 2.5-3.5 (4) cm wide, elliptic-oblong, basally cordate, apically acute to obtuse through the loss of the mucro, with revolute margins and 2 or 3 small hypophyllous glands per side 3-5 mm from the margin and usually only visible with a hand lens; midvein obscure above, subprominent below, the lateral veins obscure on both surfaces or subprominent below.
Opposite decussate leaves, discolor blade with varying in size and shape from oblong, narrowly oblong, elliptic, narrowly elliptic, ovate-lanceolate, ovate-elliptic or oblong-elliptic; usually forming a bandaging in the middle portion (7.7-) 10-20 (-20.9) cm long and (2.8-) 7 (-8) cm wide; rounded apex, acuminate or obtuse, sometimes with a small mucro; cordate base, slightly cordate or obtuse, margin entire; coriaceous, adaxial face slightly tomentose or pubescent, adaxial face glabrous and shiny, venation brochidodromous-campdodromous.
The leaves are simple, triangular, succulent, thick, with narrow lanceolate mucro tip, 30-60cm long, and 5-12cm wide at the base and 0.8-3cm thick [3].
Flowers 27-35 mm long, sessile, densely and polystichously arranged, erect, odorless; sepals oblong-subobovate, asymmetric with the lateral membranous wing distinctly shorter than the apical mucro, 14 x 6-7 mm, apex obtuse, bearing a mucro ca.
Plate growth proceeds anteriorly and laterally from the posterior apex of the head and intermediate plates and anteriorly, laterally, and posteriorly from the area of the mucro in the tail plate.
E donna d'azione, anche se ferita: Illa manu moriens telum trahit, ossa sed inter/ ferreus ad costas alto stat uolnere mucro. Solo la morte la ferma: labitur exsanguis, labuntur frigida leto / lumina, purpureus quondam color ora reliquit.
2.5 mm long, the backs hispidulous and sparingly strigose, medially 3-nerved, these converging to form a spreading-ascending mucro to 2.5 mm long.