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rosaceous

1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Rosaceae, a family of flowering plants typically having white, yellow, pink, or red five-petalled flowers. The family includes the rose, strawberry, blackberry, and many fruit trees such as apple, cherry, and plum
2. of the colour rose; rose-coloured; rosy
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The newly cloned Pb[S.sub.26]-RNase gene allows us to better understand the evolutionary relationship of rosaceous S-RNases.
"No gardener has died within rosaceous memory." He also translated Breton, Eluard, Crevel, Rimbaud; had talked often of Gerard de Nerval, Joachim du Bellay; Montale, Leopardi (he'd bring in Schopenhauer at this point) and other Italian poets, as well as Spanish poets.
Look for swelling in the forehead, glabella, eyelids, nose, or cheeks or for a recently recognized variant called "rosaceous lymphedema," Dr.
For example, sorbitol in Rosaceous fruits (e.g., prunes) and glucosides of emodin in Buckthorn fruits (Rhamnus spp.) are often used by humans as natural laxatives (Meyers 1983).
One mechanism may be host specificity; eastern tent caterpillars have a relatively narrow host-plant range, feeding primarily on black cherry (Prunus serotina) and, to a lesser extent, on a few other rosaceous plants (Stehr and Cook 1968; Peterson 1986).
Effect of inhibitors on haemolymph phenoloxidase from rosaceous branch borer, Ospheranteria coerulescens (coleoptera: cerambycidae).
Havrylenko, "Molecular phylogenetic analyses reveal a close evolutionary relationship between Podosphaera (Erysiphales: Erysiphaceae) and its rosaceous hosts," Persoonia, vol.
Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann, 1830) is common in citrus and rosaceous orchards in southern Brazil, where it outnumbers other flies in the same genus and the Mcditerranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wied.
Moreover, it was observed that the flesh under skin containing cracks and grooves presents sorbitol, molecule known in rosaceous for being synthesized and translocated through the phloem under stress conditions, for example, at low temperatures.
Two of the most typical features of the Andean vegetation are on the one hand, the frailejones (Espeletia), that are scattered here and there in the desolate landscape of the dry paramos and puna, and on the other the thickets of the legume churqui (Prosopis ferox) and the rosaceous quenoa (Polylepis).