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- ‘These squamules are dissected or incised, meaning the margins have lots of breaks and cuts into them.’
- ‘The ring is white, moderately thick, with verrucose white squamules on the margin of the lower surface.’
- ‘Typically C. ochrochlora has much larger almost undivided squamules while C. coniocraea has smaller finely dissected squamules.’
Mid 18th century: from Latin squamula, diminutive of squama scale.
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