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  • It is covered with numerous large papillae, and forms, like the trunk of the elephant, an admirable organ for the examination and prehension of food.
  • The cuticle is frequently prolonged into spines and papillae, which are especially developed at the anterior end of the body.
  • 3) armed with papillae serves as a conducting area.
  • It may be entirely bordered by fleshy papillae, or these may be restricted to the sides, or to the sides and the lower border.
  • These occur on the tips of tendrils and on the tentacles of Drosera; (2) sensitive papillae found on the irritable filaments of certain stamens; and (3) sensitive hairs or bristles on the leaves of Dionaea muscipula and Mimosa pudicaall of which are so constructed that any pressure exerted on them at once reacts on the protoplasm.

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