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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
abruptly: abrupte (adv.), compar. abruptius (adv.), superl. abruptissime (adv.); changing suddenly, quickly, changing sharply; ‘in broken manner, here and there, abruptly’ (Lewis & Short); subinde (adv.), ‘immediately or shortly afterwards, thereupon; promptly;’ subito (adv.), 'suddenly, unexpectedly, abruptly;' cf. repente, 'suddenly, unexpectedly;’ opp. gradually, slowly; cf. quickly, swiftly; opp. sensim (adv.), gradatim (adv.) ‘gradually;’ see suddenly;

- pétala linearía, a staminibus abrupte distincta (B&H), the petals linear, sharply distinct from the stamens.

- (algae) caulis apice in fronds numerosas abruptius solutus, the stem at the apex into numerous fronds more suddently separated.

- (algae) frondes basi crassitie pennae corvinae apice abruptius attenuatae (Agardh), the fronds at the base with the thickness of a crow’s feather, at the apex more abruptly narrowed.

- perianthio abrupte ad orem contracto, with the perianth abruptly contracted at the mouth.

- pétala linearía, a staminibus abrupte distincta (B&H), petals linear, abruptly differentiated from the stamens.

- siliqua obovoidea, in stylum abrupte attenuata (B&H), siliqua obovoid, quickly narrowed into the style.

- folia 2-foliolata, foliolis connatis v. abrupte pinnatis (B&H), leaves 2-foliolate, with the leaflets connate or abruptly pinnate.

- lamina basi sensim in petiolum attenuata vel subito contracta, blade at base gradually into the petiole drawn out or abruptly contracted (Stearn).

- folia e basi brevissima angusta, stricta, subinde acumine semitorta, concava (DozyMoek), the leaves from a very short base narrow, upright, thereupon semitwisted in the acumen.

– primo pileus candidus subinde rubrescens at first pileus white, promptly turning red.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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