Indumentum

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The indumentum is a covering of fine hairs or bristles (rarely scales) on a plantDavis, Peter Hadland and Heywood, Vernon Hilton (1963) Principles of angiosperm taxonomy Van Nostrandpage, Princeton, New Jersey, page 154, or insect.

In plants, the indumentum types are:
  • pubescent
  • hirsute
  • pilose
  • villous
  • tomentose
  • stellate
  • scabrous
  • scurfy


The use of an indumentum on plants can be pollen-related to propagate the plant or simply protective, or even decorative due to mutations.The use of an indumentum on insects can also be pollen-related, as on bees, sensory like whiskers, or for varied other uses including adhesion and poison.

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