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pale

adjective anemic in comparison, become impooent, become tarnished, colorless in comparison, contrast, dim, dismal, drab, drained of color, dreary in comparison, fails in comparison, feeble in comparison, flat in comparison, flimsy in comparison, frail in comparison, ghastly, impotent, inadequate, incompetent, ineffective, insufficient, lackluster, languishing, lose their luster, lusterless, obfuscated, pallid
See also: ambit, border, boundary, capacity, circuit, district, locality, nebulous, obscure, outline, periphery, sphere
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Lema y palea del antecio fertil no crestado; apice de la palea envuelto por la lema.
Espiguillas obovoides a anchamente elipsoides, de 1,4-2,4 x 1-1,2 mm, de apice obtuso, glabras a pubescentes, amarillo palidas, castanas a purpureas; gluma superior ausente; lema inferior tan larga como la espiguilla, hialina, glabra a pubescente, con pelos esparsos, finamente papilosa, 3-nervia; antecio superior obovoide a anchamente elipsoide, tan largo como la espiguilla, crustaceo, fuertemente papiloso, con papilas verrugosas, glabro, castano oscuro a la madurez; lema 5-nervia, con los margenes enrollados sobre la palea; palea de textura similar a la lema, 2-nervia; lodiculas 2, de 0,3 mm; estambres 3, anteras de 1,2-1,6 mm.
In their petition for review, Palea said the case was in the nature of a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suit in order to intimidate, harass, and stifle the rights of the respondents-appellants in the exercise of their constitutionally-protected rights.
The index of susceptibility is related to the number of grains with fissures, since the insects attacking rice grains lay eggs on damaged grains or grains with fissures between the palea and the lemma, consequently causing greater potential of loss.
inflorescencia de 4-12 cm; involucro con 1 espiguilla; palea inferior siempre ausente; especie endemica del centro de Argentina .
7 mm longus, pallido-brunneus, glaber, palea lemma subaequans.
Aulacoseira granulata, Cyclotella meneghiniana, Diadesmis confervacea, Diploneis elliptica, Gomphosphenia tenerrima, Luticola permuticoides, Navicula cryptocephaloides, Navicula recens, Navicula subminuscula, Navicula viridula, Nitzschia palea, Pinnularia microstauron, Pinnularia sp.
floridensis una palea interna corta que Hartman (1944), considerando el deteriorado estado del material tipo examinado, presumio se trata de una palea intermedia corta.