rusty-brown


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Adj.1.rusty-brown - of something having the brown color of rust
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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But when, fifteen minutes later, Phil opened the door, there sat the rusty-brown cat on the step.
Just before him stood a stone altar, stained with rusty-brown discolorations.
The fruit is a pod, straight or curved, velvety, rusty-brown. The shell of the pod is brittle and the seeds are embedded in a sticky edible pulp.
I loved to find pieces of Pyrite or Fool's gold and limonite, a rusty-brown, soft chalk-like stone that I marked easily on our back stoop.
Young stems and abaxial foliar surfaces with well developed, 0.2-1 mm long, wooly, dendritic, rusty brown hairs with well developed axis and moderate number of terete short to moderately long arms (Wurdack 1980, indumentum type 26), persistent; Mature leaves of each pair equal in size, 3.5-5.5 x (8)-11.5-(13) cm, elliptic-lanceolate, cuspidate apically and acute to obtuse basally, 5-nerved, secondary lateral veins 1-2 mm distant chartaceous to coriaceous, entire, with broadly revolute margins, brownish green and glabrous adaxially, pale rusty-brown abaxially; petioles 18-30 (35) mm long and 1.5-2.5 mm diameter; petiole length to lamina length 1:(2.2)-2.5-(4); lamina length to width (1.7)-2-(3.9):1.