He was now in an adjutant's uniform with one epaulet and a shoulder knot.
Captains with less than three years seniority wore only one epaulet on the right shoulder.
The genus is characterized by the arrangement of the sporangia, which hang down from the lower surface of the little oval fertile leaflets, the whole resembling an epaulet with its fringe (fig.
Higher ranks would use stars to denote their status, starting with one silver star for the Chief Regional Adjoint and four gold stars on the epaulet for the Delegue General de la Malice en Zone Nord.
Left sleeve: Den chief cord is worn over the left shoulder, under the epaulet.