Definition of Squamulose

1. Adjective. Covered with tiny scales.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth



Definition of Squamulose

1. a. Having little scales; squamellate; squamulate.

Definition of Squamulose

1. Adjective. (context: botany mycology) Having small scales. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squamulose

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squamulose

squamous metaplasia of amnion
squamous odontogenic tumour
squamous part of frontal bone
squamous part of occipital bone
squamous part of temporal bone
squamous pearl
squamous suture
squamously
squamozygomatic
squamula
squamulae
squamulas
squamulate
squamule
squamules
squamulose (current term)
squander
squandered
squanderer
squanderers
squandering
squanderingly
squandermania
squanders
squaraine
squaraines
squarate
square
square(a)
square(p)

Literary usage of Squamulose

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

1. Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux, Thomas Potts James (1884)
"... opaque in the upper part, linear-elliptical or hexagonal-rectangular at base. Calyptra covering the capsule to the middle, plicate, naked or squamulose, ..."

2. Flora Cestrica: An Herborizing Companion for the Young Botanists of Chester by William Darlington (1853)
"Fr. [Fringed] : Thallus squamulose ; pode • tia cylindrical, the membranaceous epidermis ... [Scaly] : Thallus squamulose, dissected, often pulverulent; ..."

3. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1882)
"... squamulose beneath. In this genus was first observed the difference between the right :ni'J left mandible of the male to which I have called attention ..."

4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1915)
"... dry, minutely squamulose, especially toward the center, i. ... helva Fr. in its small size, in the pileus being merely squamulose instead of ..."

5. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1893)
"Fries distinguishes two forms of the present species:— (A.) campestris ; stem stout [2 in. long, 1^ in. thick], reddish, squamulose but not ..."

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