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a.1.(Bot. & Zool.) Pubescent with minute and somewhat rigid hairs.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Young shoots generally puberulous; thorns curved 30-90[degrees], minutely hirtellous and usually with coarse, subappressed hairs.
Adaxial matte surface to subnitid, glabrous or slightly hirtellous on midrib, abaxial surface with the midrib, and sometimes lateral veins as well, most of which are slightly are puberulent or hirtellous and also with coarse, subapressed hairs, very densely tomentose, petiole 0.8-1.5 cm long (Fig.
The plants from Durango represent a bigger, copiously hirtellous variant.