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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
alveolatus,-a,-um (adj.A): alveolate; (fungi) “marked with somewhat 6-sided (honeycomb-like) hollows; faveolate” (Ainsworth & Bisby); (bryology) “sometimes applied to spores, e.g., species of Fossombronia” (Magill 1990) [> L. alveolatus,-a,-um (adj.A), “hollowed out like a little trough or tray, channelled” (Lewis & Short)]; cf. areolatus,-a,-um (adj.A); see foveolatus,-a,-um (adj.A); also alveolaris,-e (adj.B), q.v.; see honeycombed, honeycomb-pitted;

- stamina circiter 100, disco fungoso alveolato inserta, stamens around 100, inserted on a spongy alveolate disc.

- capsula valvis saepe 2-partitis, polysperma, placentis subglobosis alveolatis (B&H), capsule with valves often 2-parted, with many seeds, with the placentae nearly globose, alveolate [i.e. marked with sexangular hollows].

- [Palmae] spadices suberecti longe graciliterque pedunculati, rhachi stricta haud profunde alveolata (B&H), the spadices nearly erect, long and slenderly pedunculate, with the rhachis straight, not deeply alveolate.

NOTE: lacunosus,-a,-um (adj.A): lacunose, covered with depressions, pitted with shallow holes larger than those described as alveolate (Stearn).

 

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