(Chiefly of the skin or a leaf) free from hair or down; smooth.
- The regions of glabrous skin that have these epidermal ridges are especially richly supplied with cutaneous sensory nerves.
- The essential oil from glabrous leaves consists mostly of a blend of several sesquiterpenes, of which germacrene-D and beta-caryophyllene are the major components.
- Fruits of this species are glabrous achenes, with sepals modified into plumose bristles and are frequently wind-dispersed.
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