paliform

paliform

(ˈpeɪlɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Zoology) zoology resembling a stake
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Columella well developed with a crown of paliform lobes.
During the process of burial many characters like septa, paliform lobes and septal dentation used in identification have been lost.