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Plant Hairs

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glabrous
smooth and hairless
glabrescent
The higher on the plant the smoother and more hairless it becomes
scabrous
plant is simply rough
glandular
hairy, tipped with pin-head glands
stellate
hairs that are fairly straight and branched radiately from a center
pubescent
hairs that are fairly straight and are unbranched, general, and short
hirsute
hairs that are fairly straight, medium stiff, and moderately long
hispid
hairs that are fairly straight, stiff, medium-long, and harsh
tomentose
very curly hairs on leaf surface, very dense and thick
ciliate
fine and soft hairs on margins only
bearded
long hairs on restricted areas of floral organs