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chlorophyllous

[klawr-uh-fil-uh s, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈfɪl əs, ˌkloʊr-/
adjective
1.
of or containing chlorophyll.
Also, chlorophyllose
[klawr-uh-fil-ohs, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈfɪl oʊs, ˌkloʊr-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of chlorophyllous
1870-1875
1870-75; chlorophyll + -ous
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  • The lower band of the primary vascular bundles is continuous with the vascular bundle, the chlorophyllous layer being open below.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • In a well developed large vascular bundle the chlorophyllous layer is open below just close to the sclerenchymatous band.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • The upper bands of the primary and the lower bands of the secondary vascular bundles just touch the chlorophyllous layer.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • In the secondary bundles the sclerenchyma band above is separated from the chlorophyllous layer by two layers of parenchyma.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

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