adpressed


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pressed close to or lying flat against something

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In the first trend the pollinia produced by one flank of an anther are closely adpressed to one another (as noted above for some Periplocoideae as well), thereby giving the impression that each anther produces only one pollinium on either side and that each corpuscle thus has only two pollinia attached to it.
Description: Dorsal fins VI + I 9, second and third spines longest, second spine reaching to between bases of second to eighth rays of second dorsal fin, third spine reaching to between bases of dorsal spine and fourth ray of second dorsal fin when adpressed, first ray of second dorsal fin usually unbranched (branched in 5, SD = 0.
Leaf blades densely adpressed and coarsely white-lepidote abaxially to glabrescent, not lineate-lepidote, margins with spines 3-4 mm long, prevailingly spreading; floral bracts 28-30 mm long; sepals narrowly triangular-lanceolate and acuminate--2.
7) in SL; adpressed anal filament reaching nearly to caudal fin base; pectoral rays slender, unbranched, middle rays longest, reaching to above anterior part of anal fin; pelvic fins separate, composed of one spine and five unbranched rays, segmented rays becoming progressively longer to fourth ray, which extends to below middle of anal fin base in paratype (slightly damaged in holotype and nearly reaching anal fin origin); fifth (innermost) segmented pelvic ray short, about one-half length of first segmented ray; caudal fin rounded, slightly less than head length.
2 mm thick near the base, coriaceous, suberect-arcuate, distinctly channeled toward the base mainly under water stress, nearly flat toward the apex, dark red, densely adpressed and coarsely white-lepidote abaxially to glabrescent, nerved, adaxially glabrous, margins strongly revolute mainly under water stress, subdensely to laxly spinose, spines narrowly-triangular, acicular, prevailingly spreading, castaneous toward the apex, glabrous, 3-4 mm long, ca.
5 mm, entire; flowers polystichous, ascendent to adpressed, numerous, densely disposed, actinomorphic, pedicellate, the pedicels 4.
the holotype), or abaxially densely adpressed white-lepidote throughout with the trichomes concentrated in the midnerve zone and partially obscuring the leaf color with the costal zone visible only, and adaxially subdensely to laxly adpressed white-lepidote to glabrescent with the trichomes not obscuring the leaf color (in reddish leafed specimens e.
Tibial apophysis large, strongly sclerotized, adpressed in shallow groove along margin of cymbium (Fig.
Abdomen brownish, lighter than carapace, with dense colourless hairs adpressed to surface, venter greyish beige.
Palpus unmodified, slender, nearly as long as proboscis, brownish; clothed in dense, long, silvery, adpressed setae, bearing moderately long (shorter than palpus) black apical seta.
Coloration (Figs 41-44): Carapace low, flat, brown with median and two lateral yellow bands, covered with white adpressed hairs.
Dorsal fin elongated in males, pointed, rays 7-8 much more elongated than remaining rays, filamentous, tips reaching at least distal margin of caudal fin when adpressed to the body; anal fin pointed in males, pointed, rays 78 much more elongated than remaining rays, filamentous, tips reaching distal margin of caudal fin when adpressed to body; dorsal and anal fins just slightly pointed in females.
2 mm long, sessile, adpressed, branched, comprising 3-4 spherical glands less than 0.
Postocular area covered with adpressed white hairs on lower half of head, but without hairs on upper half.
4G-H); tibial spines absent on fore and middle tibia, arranged in single row, long and pale on hind tibia; antenna with short, semierect to adpressed pale simple setae.