biserrate


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bi·ser·rate

 (bī-sĕr′āt′)
adj.
1. Botany Having serrations that are themselves serrated; doubly serrate: a biserrate leaf margin.
2. Zoology Serrated on both sides: biserrate antennae.
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biserrate

(baɪˈsɛreɪt; -ɪt)
adj
1. (Botany) botany (of leaf margins, etc) having serrations that are themselves serrate
2. (Zoology) zoology serrated on both sides, as the antennae of some insects
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Adj.1.biserrate - having saw-like notches with the notches themselves similarly notched
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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The microscopy predominantly showed septate hyphae, thick walled conidiophores, coarsely rough elongated vesicles, with conidia size around 2-3 pm with biserrate conidial heads confirming the identity of the fungus (Fig.2).
Diagnosis: head with white and black scales, palps with brownish and whitish mixed scales, with piliform scales in the outer border, inner border with white piliform scales, antennae biserrate, eyes ciliate, vertex with whitish, blackish and with scales and the black line across, tegulae and patagiae covered with white mixed with dark brown and brownish scales and piliform scales.
In the cycads, biserrate leaflets are found only in Z.