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Papyraceous   [ Botany ]

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Synonym: Papery, Chartaceous  or Paper-like
  The word papyraceous  means of the consistency of paper; like paper, chartaceous.  
In botany usually refers to leaves, spine or other part of a plant that are papery .


Left: Papyraceous spines of the cactus  Toumeya papyracantha



(from the Latin adjective “papyraceus”“made of papyrus”)






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