sericeous

ADJECTIVE
  1. covered with fine soft hairs or down
    downy milkweed seeds
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  • Thorax: the disk very closely punctured, the metathorax rugose; the sides and the legs with a fine glittering sericeous pile, the wings subhyaline, their apical margins fuscous, the nervures fuscous. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology
  • Thorax: the metathorax finely transversely rugose, the sides with bright silvery-white pubescence; the coxæ, the thorax beneath and on the sides, with fine silky sericeous pile; the anterior tibiæ and tarsi, and all the femora at their apex beneath, ferruginous; wings hyaline and iridescent, nervures black; the outer margin of the tegulæ testaceous. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology
  • [The one with singularly thick, firm, and rigid leaves, a foot long, linear attenuated at each extremity, pubescenti-sericeous, striated: the other with white acerose leaves pinnated in two pairs. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • DAVIESIA, JACKSONIA, and two or three dwarf species of ACACIA, one of which was very showy, about three feet high, with very small oblong, sericeous phyllodia, and globular heads of bright yellow flowers, produced in great abundance on axillary fascicles; also a very fine leguminous shrub, bearing the habit and appearance of Narrative of an expedition undertaken for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York
  • [The one with singularly thick, firm, and rigid leaves, a foot long, linear attenuated at each extremity, pubescenti-sericeous, striated: the other with white acerose leaves pinnated in two pairs. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • Abdomen smooth and shining; the apical margins of the intermediate segments slightly depressed, with the sides sericeous. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology
  • *] [* The one with singularly thick, firm, and rigid leaves, a foot long, linear attenuated at each extremity, pubescenti-sericeous, striated: the other with white acerose leaves pinnated in two pairs. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • Abdomen shining, and with a fine silvery sericeous pile; the apical margins of the segments narrowly rufo-piceous; the terminal segment with an elongate, smooth, shining space, which extends to the apex, which is testaceous. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology
  • It is closely allied to undidatiis, Say, but is more sericeous, the elytial lines are not so dilated or confluent, &c. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society
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