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Synonyms for indumentum

a covering of fine hairs (or sometimes scales) as on a leaf or insect

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1), which are considered the simplest mite galls for they are characterized by the formation of dense indumentum and no or few other modifications (Mani, 1964).
Dense indumentum appears on the abaxial surface than the adaxial surface of this species leaves (Figure 1).
Indumentum hispidulous, constituted of trichomes glandular and tector, thin and stellate, colourless to whitish or orange, soft, rigid, erect, tangles, 0.5-3 mm long, distributed on the branches, pulvinus, petioles, stipite of nectary, leaflets, inflorescence axis, bracts and pedicels.
Greyish indumentum with high presence of stellate trichomes, some frizzy.
Based in the morphological diagnostic features usually considered for taxa delimitation in the genus (embryo type, stamen and style height and shape, life-form, inflorescence type, presence and size of stipules, calyx and leaf shape and indumentum, flower colour) and chromosome number, Lopez-Gonzalez (1992, 1993) considered the genus Helianthemum to be integrated by two taxonomic entities at subgenus rank (without ruling out the existence of two separated genera: Helianthemum and Rhodax, Spach 1836, Markova 1975) and seven Sections: Argyrolepis (n = 5), Lavandulaceum (n = 10), Helianthemum (n = 10), Brachypetalum (n = 10) and Caput-felis (n = 12) in subgen.
longissimiflora, although there were some important differences with the description, like the plant not (yet) forming a stem, an at least half-superior ovary and glandular indumentum. The drawing of the flower in figure 17, p.
The leaflet indumentum were classified as glabrose, pilose, or pubescent.
On the underside of the young fronds is the downy brown pulu or indumentum.
Many of the wild rhododendrons from the Himalayas have felt- like covering under the leaves called indumentum which ranges from silvery white to cinnamon and is particularly evident in the winter.
It's quite natural for the old leaves to have a brown, felt-like covering on their underside (known as Indumentum), and the young foliage always has a silvery glow!
Stem coverage is characterized by the presence of indumentum (Fig.