Definition of Spinulose

1. a. Covered with small spines.

Definition of Spinulose

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinulose

spinulose (current term)
spiny-finned fish
spiny-headed worm
spiny anteater
spiny anteaters
spiny dogfish
spiny lizard
spiny lobster
spiny lobsters
spiny oyster
spiny puffer
spiny softshell

Literary usage of Spinulose

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... spinulose at apex and margin, dark-colored on the edges, scaly. Guiana. STREPTOCARPUS (Greek compound, meaning twisted fruit). ..."

2. The Journal of Botany: Being a Second Series of the Botanical Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1834)
"Some of the specimens are quite destitute of the spinulose hairs which gave rise to the ... 7. is a smaller plant, quite destitute of spinulose hairs, ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Lvs. deciduous, small, entire or remotely spinulose, pale green : fls. greenish yellow, fascicled, or in very short racemes. BM 7116. ..."

4. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"... by no means plentiful; fl. and fr. March and April 1860. No. 4000 partly. spinulose-denticulate. In wooded copses not far from Mangue by the way towards ..."

5. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1900)
"spiny, as thick as a man's finger ; branches scattered, spinulose ; leaves membranous ; petioles long, rosy purple. In the forest among the mountains of ..."

6. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"... spinulose awns at top. Recept. sub- convex alveolate clothed with long chaffy scales. — Rank ann. scentless herbs or weeds. L. opposite. ..."

7. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"3—7 cm. lone, sessile, entire to more or less regularly spinulose-toothed, mostly glabrous on both faces but marginally glandular-pubescent or ciliate: ..."

8. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Leaves alternate, sometimes with spinulose teeth. ... Leaves and bracts more or less spinulose-toothed, the latter with a narrow Leaves and bracts not ..."

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