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Gardening Dictionary, Botanical Terminology


Pubescent  Identifier Pubescent

Trichomes on plants are epidermal outgrowths of various kinds. The terms emergences or prickles refer to outgrowths that involve more than the epidermis.

A common type of trichome is a hair. Plant hairs may be unicellular or multicellular, branched or unbranched. Multicellular hairs may have one or several layers of cells. Branched hairs can be dendritic (tree-like), tufted, or stellate (star-shaped).,

A common type of trichome is the scale or peltate hair: a plate or shield-shap


Pages with pubescent in the Description:

  Evening Primrose   Onagraceae
  Korean Spice Vib   Caprifoliaceae
  Deptford Pink   Caryophyllaceae
  Deptford Pink   Caryophyllaceae
  White Campion   Caryophyllaceae
  Mexican Primrose   Onagraceae
  Pink Lady's Slip   Orchidaceae
  Garden Strawberr   Rosaceae
  Crab Apple   Rosaceae
  Loquat   Rosaceae
  Loquat   Rosaceae
  American Beautyb   Verbenaceae


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