- having a rough or scaly surface
C19: see scabrous
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Examples from the Web for scabrid
Very like a Poa when opened out, but the leaves are scabrid at the sheaths.
Leaves narrower, flat, tending to roll up, scabrid above and hairy beneath.
The first glume is oblong-lanceolate, 5-nerved, pitted above the middle, with recurved margins and scabrid keels and nerves.
The first glume is lanceolate, acute, shorter than the second, with a keel which is scabrid.
The second glume is lanceolate, acuminate, equal to or a little longer than the third glume with a scabrid keel.