comose


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co·mose

 (kō′mōs′)
adj. Botany
Having a coma; comate.

comose

(ˈkəʊməʊs; kəʊˈməʊs)
adj
(Botany) botany another word for comate1
[C18: from Latin comōsus hairy, from coma long hair; see coma2]
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Adj.1.comose - bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts; "comate royal palms"; "pineapples are comate"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
crowned - provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination; "a high-crowned hat"; "an orange-crowned bird"; "a crowned signet ring"
2.comose - of certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair; "comate (or comose) seeds"; "a comal tuft"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
haired, hairy, hirsute - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
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8 mm, centrally black, margins clathrate and erose-denticulate, commonly comose.
The final internal layer was a golden lining of soft, comose seed-arils fitting descriptions of liana seeds in the genus Odontadenia (Apocynaceae) (Orlando Vargas Ramirez, pers.
1); the fruit is almost always a dry follicle with comose seeds.