Origin of glabrous
OTHER WORDS FROM glabroussub·gla·brous, adjective
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This tree, like the common orange, is glabrous in all its parts.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
His description is as follows: Leaves cordate, dentate-serrate, glabrous on both sides.
The description of Linnaeus accompanying the name is very short, as follows: Leaves sinuately lobed, glabrous.
It differs from the regular form in having glossy, glabrous leaves which are mostly larger and thinner.
The vine is peculiar in having very hairy petioles and nearly glabrous shoots.