multicostate

Related to multicostate: inflorescence, cymose, Zizyphus, reticulate venation

multicostate

(ˌmʌltɪˈkɒsteɪt)
adj
(Biology) (of a leaf, shell, or coral)having several costae or ribs
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2(-5) dm, the lowermost part scaly, smooth, the leaves of midculm longest; sheaths tubular-cylindric, rather loosely investing the culms and often overlapping, multicostate, hirsute, the Iigular orifice scarious, oblique, ciliate, pale brown; larger leaf blades narrowly linear, as cending or spreading, to 19 cm long but usually much shorter, rarely broader than 6 mm, attenuate from near the base to the slender apex, smooth to sparsely or copiously hirtellous with weak, translucent hairs, sparingly spreading-ciliate proximally.
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