ciliolate


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cil·i·o·late

 (sĭl′ē-ə-lāt′)
adj.
Having minute cilia.

[From New Latin ciliolum, diminutive of cilium, cilium, from Latin, eyelid; see cilium.]

ciliolate

(ˈsɪlɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
adj
(Botany) covered with minute hairs, as some plants
[C19: from New Latin ciliolum, diminutive of cilium]
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Second glume slightly shorter than the first, 3-nerved, strongly keeled, the keel antrorsely scabrous the margins finely ciliolate towards the apex.
Calyx lobes ciliolate, persistent; corolla sympetalous, broadly cylindrical to campanulate, the lobes imbricate in bud, spreading or recurved.
8 mm wide, ovate, obtuse, glabrous, coriaceous, pale brown to brown, apices narrowly white-hyaline and ciliolate.