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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
agglomeratus,-a,-um (part.A): agglomerate, collected into a head or ball; heaped up; as the stamens in Anona and Magnolia, or the male flowers in a Pine tree” (Lindley); heaped up; “heaped or crowded into a dense cluster, but not cohering” (Fernald 1950) [> L. agglomero,-avi,-atum, 1. to add on or join to, to wind up into a ball, make into a ball]; syn. glomeratus,-a,-um (part.A), q.v.; cf. conglomerate;

- sporis in capitem agglomeratis, with spores heaped up into a head.

- antherae minutae, glanduloso-hirtae v. rarius glabrae, polline in quoque loculo in massas 2 v. 4 agglomerato (B&H), anthers tiny, glandulous-hirtous or more rarely glabrous, with the pollen in eacy locule collected into 2 or 4 masses.

- flores ad axillas laxi v. agglomerati, flowers in the axils lax or collected into a head.

NOTE: coherent is “the incorporation of one part with another, as the petals to form a tubular corolla; syn. adherent” (Jackson).

 

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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