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WordDefinition
entireSmooth,not toothed or crenulate
epiphragmDiaphragm or plate of tissue, formed from top of the columella, at mouth of capsule, attached to ends of peristome teeth.
erectOf branches or stems, in a vertical position relative to stem or substrate. Of capsules, upright
erectOf leaves, parallel to but not pressed against stem
erecto-patentOf leaves, between erect and patent, at an angle of about 20-25 to stem
erodedWorn away.
eroseIrregularly notched.
even-pinnatewith two apical leaflets
excurrentProjecting beyond the end of the lamina.
exotheciumSuperficial layer of cells of capsule; adj., exothecial.
exsertedCarried well above perichaetial leaves.
falcateCurved like a sickle.
falcato-secundStrongly curved and pointing in one direction.
farinoseCovered with a meal-like powder or minute particles.
fascicleGroup, bunch or tuft of branches; adj., fasciculate.
fastigiateWith branches reaching same height.
fibrilFibre-like thickenings of walls of hyaline cells of Sphagnum; adj., fibrillose
filamentousThread-like.
filiformFine or thread-like.
fimbriateFringed

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