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Adj.1.purplish-brown - of brown tinged with purple
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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dendrobii is purplish-brown, flattened, covered by a light brown test infused with secondary white wax; test with longitudinal mediodorsal carina intersected by transverse raised lines.
Tepal whorls sharply dissimilar: outer tepals oblong, 36-40 mm long, panduriform, concave at the base for 13-16 mm, yellow or cream veined, reflexes distally; outer tepal blades yellow or whitish-cream, 28-32 x 15-18 mm, provides of a pale-brown or purplish-brown central stripe in the proximal half, erect in proximal third, then revolute; outer tepal claws white-cream or light-yellow, translucent, without stains, with the central stripe of the blades becoming erased distally, broadly cuneate, 7.5-9.5 mm long, 5.4-7.5 mm wide at the base, and 13-14 mm wide at the apex, with scattered trichomes.
The comfortably contoured handles are made of rosewood, a cherished, exotic wood known for its dark, purplish-brown hue.
The company chose rosewood for the handles, an exotic wood known for its dark, purplish-brown hue and prized for its exceptional hardness and durability.
Antenna with basal segment rather short, shiny, purplish brown, dilated apically; flagellum with purplish-brown rough scales along posterior margin throughout, with appressed scales on anterior margin.
On the bank, Mary saw purplish-brown, leaf-like hoods poking up from the soil.
Technically a berry from the evergreen tree Garcinia mangostana, the mangosteen's leathery, purplish-brown pericarp reveals nothing of the opulent treasure concealed inside.
2 mm long, base truncate, apex obtuse, outside dark purplish-brown, inside yellow, fixed at base, the outside base covering like a hat the point of insertion of the filaments, basally connate to each other, distinctly recurved and free near the apex, forming a stellate structure and bearing a central entrance-hole ca.
Riverton Beauty has been available in garden centers as a tried and proven producer of yellow flowers with a purplish-brown disk that are held 4 to 5 feet in the air.