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pressed close to or lying flat against something

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biocellata the laminas are initially sericeous adaxially with sessile, straight, more or less appressed hairs but soon glabrate except often persistently sericeous on the midrib.
2011) this subgenus is characterized by more or less convolute stem leaves, appressed to the stem when dry, spreading when moist; dorsal leaf lobe longer than broad; auricles at leaf base lacking or not similar in size, the dorsal auricle distinctly larger than the ventral one, and perianth surface smooth.
Antennae: with segment 1 and basal two thirds of segment II pale yellow, remainder of segment II plus entirety of segments III and IV black, segment I bearing 3 erect spinose golden setae, all segments thickly covered with short, appressed pale setae intermixed with scattered short semi-erect golden-brown setae, lengths of segments I-IV-0.
All femora dark brown with short appressed black setae and some longer erect white setae in ventral parts.
The branches, with our plant three at number, are almost at right angles where they branch off, bending soon upward, shorter than the top spike, always simple and with a primary bract similar to the scape bracts but somewhat wider, and solidly appressed to the branch.
Gaster: First gastral segment without sculpture, covered by scattered and appressed hairs.
Antennular peduncles stout, somewhat depressed dorsoventrally, contiguous, thus mesial faces flat; first segment unarmed on distolateral and distomesial margins; dorsal surface with low elevation proximolaterally, but without conspicuous proximolateral tubercle; stylocerite broad, closely appressed to peduncle, reaching distolateral angle of second segment, lateral margin notably convex; second segment nearly as long as broad to slightly longer than broad, with moderately large distomesial tooth.
Short pubescence on scapes and dorsal (outer) surfaces of middle and hind tibiae usually almost appressed, but slightly elevated in some.
Among its congeners, the species is distinctive in having an umbellate branching habit with a long stripe and numerous appressed stripe leaves (Norris and Koponen 1996).
Pronotal dorsal surface with short setae covering anterior and lower lateral areas; surface along posterior margin connecting dorsolateral angles with appressed short setae with several branches arranged in rosettes.
The mastoid process is short and blunt, while the condylar processes are long and arched, paralleling the curvature of the bullae but not appressed to them.
Stem leaves straight, slightly concave, oblong-ovate, 1,2-1,3 mm wide x 1,8-2,2 mm long; erect-spreading to imbricate, usually strongly appressed and inrolled towards apices of stem and branches, forming straight, acute and stiff tips, usually complanate; leaf margin plane, entire, sometimes slightly denticulate near apex; apex abruptly acute or obtuse and apiculate or rounded; costa short and double (up to 25% of length leaf); median lamina cells linear-flexuose, 3,7-5,0(6.
cavernibardus when toes III and V are appressed against toe IV, disks reach just above of the penultimate subarticular tubercle (disk of toe III reaches penultimate subarticular tubercle, disk of toe V reaches last subarticular tubercle).
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SCALE-LIKE, very tightly appressed, tips slightly pointed to non-pointed.