Definition of Pilei
1. pileus [n] - See also: pileus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilei
Literary usage of Pilei
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1828)
"... copious, and when shed from the uppermost pilei upon those immediately beneath them, giving them the appearance of having been sprinkled with white ..."
2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1899)
"Along the outer edges, now turned up, of the old pilei, new pilei developed in a normal position, a number of new ones on each of the old. ..."
3. The Journal of Economic Biology by Walter Edward Collinge, A. H. Reginald Buller, George Herbert Carpenter, Robert Newstead, Arthur Everett Shipley (1906)
"All the other fruit-bodies failed to produce any pilei, and soon withered. ... Hence it is advantageous that the fruit-bodies should not develop pilei in ..."
4. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George Massee (1892)
"pilei rather fleshy, involute, and more or less growing into each other, villoso-pulverulent, ... Fr. Formed of numerous imbricated pilei, fleshy and tough, ..."
5. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden by Missouri Botanical Garden (1879)
"... the pilei are folded together laterally and are smaller than those of S. hirsutum. S. sericeum has small, shining, very thin pilei between whitish and ..."