Having rough or spreading scalelike processes.
Having tips projecting at right angles, or having spreading bracts.
Webster's New World
Consisting of scales widely divaricating; having scales, small leaves, or other bodies, spreading widely from the axis on which they are crowded; said of a calyx or stem.
Origin of Squarrose
Latin squarrosus (“(perhaps) scurfy, scabby").
Latin squarrōsus scabby
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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