from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. l. In Vermes, same as Chætopoda.
  • n. In Illiger's classification (1811), a family of his Multungulata; the swine or Setifera.


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  • Marine diatom cells (Rhizosolenia setigera), a group of phytoplankton

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  • These low forests are dominated by species of Mauritia flexuosa or Mauritiella aculeata or by dense associations of Euterpe catinga var. catinga, Iriartea setigera, and Socratea exorrhiza.

    Negro-Branco moist forests

  • Dry forest is made up of Sudanian species, such as Piliostigma thonningii, Pterocarpus erinaceus, Pericopsis africana, Bombax costatum, Burkea africana, Prosopis africana, Sterculia setigera, Ficus ingens and Anogeissus leiocarpus.

    Niokolo-Koba National Park, Senegal

  • Dense dry thicket and scrub forest are the typical woodland physiognomies, with Sterculia setigera, Euphorbia conspicua, Strychnos spp.,

    Angolan scarp savanna and woodlands

  • "Bosh," said the Realist, "I will tell you what a rose is; that is to say, I will give you a detailed account of the properties of _Rosa setigera_, not forgetting to mention the urn-shaped calyx-tube, the five imbricated lobes, or the open corolla of five obovate petals."


  • Blowpipes are formed in various ways, -- for one, the stems of a small palm, the triatea setigera, are used.

    The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America

  • (Rhizosolenia setigera), which are an important group of phytoplankton in the oceans. News - Top Stories

  • Phytoplankton, like these Rhizosolenia setigera, form the base of the ocean's food web.

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  • Cytochemical and ultrastructural characteristics of the tegument of Tchercovilepis crabei and Tchercovilepis setigera


  • Climbing Rose, _ (Rosa setigera,) Celastrus scandens_, remarkable for its beautiful red fruits, _Clematis Virginiana, Polygonum, Convolvulus, and other vines, these weedy herbs attempt to overtop the bushes. "

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator


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