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scabrid

/ˈskæbrɪd/
adjective
1.
having a rough or scaly surface
Derived Forms
scabridity (skəˈbrɪdɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C19: see scabrous
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  • Leaves narrower, flat, tending to roll up, scabrid above and hairy beneath.

    Grasses H. Marshall Ward
  • Very like a Poa when opened out, but the leaves are scabrid at the sheaths.

    Grasses H. Marshall Ward
  • The first glume is oblong-lanceolate, 5-nerved, pitted above the middle, with recurved margins and scabrid keels and nerves.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • The first glume is lanceolate, acute, shorter than the second, with a keel which is scabrid.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • The first glume is small, oblong-ovate or oblong, 1-nerved with a scabrid keel.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • The second glume is lanceolate, acuminate, equal to or a little longer than the third glume with a scabrid keel.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • The flowering glumes are 3-nerved, paleate; palea is complicate; keels are strong, scabrid or ciliate.

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

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