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ru·gose

 (ro͞o′gōs′) also ru·gous (-gəs)
adj. Biology
Having a rough, ridged, or wrinkled surface: rugose spores.

[Latin rūgōsus, from rūga, wrinkle.]

ru′gose′ly adv.
ru·gos′i·ty (-gŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

rugose

(ˈruːɡəʊs; -ɡəʊz) ,

rugous

or

rugate

adj
wrinkled: rugose leaves.
[C18: from Latin rūgōsus, from rūga a wrinkle]
ˈrugosely adv
rugosity n

ru•gose

(ˈru goʊs, ruˈgoʊs)

adj.
1. having wrinkles; ridged.
2. (of leaves) rough and wrinkled.
[1695–1705; < Latin rūgōsus wrinkled. See ruga, -ose1]
ru•gos′i•ty (-ˈgɒs ɪ ti) n.

rugose

- Means marked by rugae, or wrinkles, from Latin ruga, "wrinkle."
See also related terms for wrinkle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rugose - of leaves; ridged or wrinkled
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
Translations

ru·gose

a. arrugado-a, lleno-a de arrugas.
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Vertex and gena very sparsely micropunctate, shining; frons, supraclypeal area, clypeus somewhat densely punctate, shining, malar space rugosely sculptured, dull; pubescence whitish, shorter than the diameter of lateral ocellus.
Vertex and gena sparsely micropunctate, shining; frons, supraclypeal area and clypeus irregularly, densely punctuate, shining, malar space rugosely sculptured, dull; pubescence white, shorter than the diameter of lateral ocellus.
Vertex and gena sparsely micropunctate, shining; frons, supraclypeal area and clypeus somewhat coarsely and densely punctate, shining, malar space rugosely sculptured, dull; pubescence whitish, shorter than diameter of lateral ocellus.