What is another word for Strigose?

139 synonyms found


[ stɹˈɪɡə͡ʊz], [ stɹˈɪɡə‍ʊz], [ s_t_ɹ_ˈɪ_ɡ_əʊ_z]

Strigose is a botanical term used to describe a plant with stiff hairs or bristles that grow in a straight line. Some synonyms for strigose include prickly, bristly, spiny, barbed, and hairy. Each of these words describes a different aspect of the plant's hairiness - prickly typically refers to sharp hairs that can pierce the skin, while bristly suggests a denser covering of hairs. Spiny and barbed both imply a rough or pointed texture, with the latter term suggesting a hooked or sharp-pointed appearance. Hairy is a more general term that can be used to describe any plant covered in hair-like structures.

How to use "Strigose" in context?

Strigose refers to a group of plants and animals that have brightly colorful flowers. These plants and animals are commonly referred to as lantern plants and they are found in tropical and subtropical areas. Strigose plants range in height from a few inches to over a foot and they typically have brightly colored petals that can range in color from white, light pink, or red. The flowers are asymmetrical and they often have a spur on the backside.

Strigose plants are typically dioecious, which means that the plants are either male or female.

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