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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Rhizomes slim, long creeping, green; rhizome scales ovate-apiculate (to long caudate), not comose (with exceptions), bicolorous; leaves distant, with stipes (and rachis) green, blade lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, pinnate, gradually tapering towards the apex, pinnae with (1-)2-3 pairs of lobo-crena-te segments; indument scales scattered on both surfaces, adaxially more sparsely, orbicular to ovate-apiculate or long caudate, center obscure brown to black, margin pale brown, fmbriate at base, margins dentate; sori not known.
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Like Populus and Salix, Tamarix seeds are comose and well-suited for Colorado riparian systems, often being distributed by the surface waters of rivers (Pearce and Smith, 2002).
So here I am, not one, not the other, but a, comose dice, a stone.