psilate

  Having a smooth surface, as pollen.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • psilate — psi·late …   English syllables

  • psilate — ˈsīˌlāt adjective Etymology: psil + English ate : lacking ornamentation used especially of pollen grain walls …   Useful english dictionary

  • fossulate —   Having a grooved surface, as pollen.   Cf. foveolate, psilate …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • foveolate —   Having a pitted surface, as pollen.   Cf. fossulate, psilate …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

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