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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).
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.
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.