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 (fĭm′brē-ĭt, -āt′) also fim·bri·at·ed (-ā′tĭd)
Having fimbriae; fringed, as the edge of a petal or the opening of a duct.

[Latin fimbriātus, from fimbriae, fringe.]

fim′bri·a′tion n.


(ˈfɪmbrɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) ,




having a fringed margin, as some petals, antennae, etc
ˌfimbriˈation n


(ˈfɪm bri ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

also fim•bri•at•ed

(-ˌeɪ tɪd)

having a fimbria or fimbriae.
[1480–90; < Latin]
fim`bri•a′tion, n.
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Adj.1.fimbriate - having a fringe of slender processes
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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Marginal setae (inset) rather short, with fimbriate apices, straight to slightly bent, arranged in a single row, with 10-20 on each side between anterior and posterior stigmatic areas.
Rhizomes long creeping, covered with membranous ovate-apiculate scales; rhizome scales comose in distinct grades on dorsal surface, bicolorous with a dark central streak of sclerotic cells and pale margins, which are denticulate to erose; blade lanceolate to oblanceolate, basally pinnatisect and lobed to pinnatifid distally, with proximal lobe free; laminar scales scattered on abaxial surface and glabrescent on adaxial surface, with round to ovate scales with apiculate or caudate apices, center obscure brown, margins pale brown, fimbriate to ciliate; midribs and secondary veins not visible; sori oblong, with orbicular, peltate scales similar to those in the lamina; spores bilateral, abortive, prominently verrucate.
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Treelets, 3-9 (12) m tall, with stems, petioles and peduncles glabrous, leaves 25-30 x 13-16 cm, truncate to very oblique at the base, with the lobes shorter than the petioles, divergent and leaving a lateral sinus, with farinose texture in fresh leaves similar to velvet, very thick chartaceous, with green to reddish petioles, with prominent epidermal projections, spikes pendent, 20-30 cm long, with the rachis fimbriate, and with fruits 2.
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Cephalic lappets are present, the free margin ranging from finely digitate to microscopically fimbriate.
48 fimbriate * Total Relative % in all Box core 4 counts subsamples % counted in subsample Calcareous species Astacolus 5 0.