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pressed close to or lying flat against something

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Second segment of labial palpus moderately thickened, with appressed scales ventrally, gently curved, brownish yellow on lateral surfaces, dark brown ventrally; third segment very slender, longer than second, yellowish brown dorsally, dark brown latero-ventrally.
When the infructescences are immature, the perigynia are appressed to ascending in this species.
Sterile leaves dimorphic; arranged in 4 ranks on stem (2 medial, 2 lateral); lateral leaves appressed to stem.
In addition, the pronotum has appressed orange tomentum, although sometimes the anterior and/or lateral parts are devoid of it.
Florets isomorphic, bisexual, actinomorphic, tubular-funnelform, very deeply five-lobed, lobes very long, stiffly erect, glabrous; anthers generally exserted, apical appendages acuminate, tails smooth to very slightly papillose, free but appressed to the tails of adjacent stamens to truly connate; style bilobed, branches dorsally papillose much below the bifurcation point.
This variety has smaller, awl-shaped, appressed foliage that is spirally arranged on branches.
The suction electrode was appressed to the exposed dorsal surface of the brain and gentle suction was applied to maintain contact between the electrode and the larval tissue.
In contrast, the vacuoles present in the parenchyma cells of the scutellum contained dark-staining material which was appressed to the bounding membrane (Fig.
However, the mechanical efficiency of jaw morphology was correlated positively with the presence of a small (or no) tine on the first upper incisor (I1) and appressed I1's, association with drier habitats and, in general, consumption of harder foods (Carraway and Verts, 1994).
DIAGNOSIS: Easily recognized by the concave head, short appressed shining pubescence on dorsum, a dark spot at each apex of the embolium and cuneus in all Nepalese species, greatly enlarged metafemur, the large pulvilli covering almost the entire interior surface of the claws, splayed out left paramere (Fig.
Inflorescences interfoliar, 3-4 per node, sharing a common, 3-4-chambered prophyll, curving, becoming pendulous, branched to one order with appressed rachillae; prophyll 34-72 x 78.
Florets in male capitula with corollas tubular sub-campanulate, deeply five-lobed, lobes coiled; anther apical appendages apiculate, tails smooth; style bifid, widened below the branch bifurcation point, branches appressed, collector hairs above and somewhat below the bifurcation point, the hairs long and acute; florets in female capitula with corollas tubular-filiform, shallowly five-lobed, lobes erect; anthers absent or reduced to staminodes; style not widened, branches smooth.
Leaves densely rosulate, spreading, coriaceous, 40-60 cm long; leaf sheaths elliptic, 8-12 x 6-10 cm, somewhat nerved, densely appressed brown-lepidote especially abaxially, dark castaneous at the base abaxially; leaf blades lingulate, broadly acute, apiculate, 3-4 cm wide, somewhat nerved, appressed pale punctate-lepidote, especially abaxially, light to dark green.
Appressed Pressed closely or flatly, as with scale-like foliage.