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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
angustus,-a,-um (adj.A), comp. angustior,-ius (adj.B), superl. angustissimus,-a,-um (adj.A): narrow, q.v.; cf. steno-: q.v., in Gk. comp. ‘narrow;’ opp. latus,-a,-um (adj.A), broad, wide;

- petala angusta (B&H), petals narrow.

- paniculae angustae, racemiformes (B&H), the panicles narrow, racemiform.

- semina 1-2, funiculis brevissimis pendula, testa tenui coriacea, raphe angusta prominente (B&H), the seeds 1-2, pendulous with a very short funiculus, with the seedcoat thin, coriaceous, with the raphe narrow, prominent.

- folia alterna, multifida, segmentis angustis (B&H), the leaves alternate, many times divided [i.e. in the outer third], with the segments narrow.

- cotyledones angustae, tenuissimae, divaricata;.— (B&H), the cotyledons narrow, very thin, divaricate [??spreading

- siliqua compressa, brevis et lata v. elongata et angusta (B&H), the silique compressed, short and broad, or elongate and narrow.

- siliqua sessilis, compressa v. subtetragona, angusta v. latiuscula; (B&H), the silique sessile, compressed or somewhat tetragonal [i.e. 4-angled] , narrow or somewhat broad.

- margines vulgo leniter prope apicem e cellulis angustis limbatae, margins commonly lightly near the apex from narrow cells bordered.

- pinnae trunco multoties angustiores, ambitu late triangulares, (Steph.), the pinnae manytimes narrower than the pinnae, in outline broadly triangular.

- in Oligoglossa aciculari involucrum angustius, in Oligoglossa aciculari the involucre is more narrow.

- folia margine cellulis multis angustioribus flavidis limbata, (C. Mueller), leaves bordered on the margin with many narrower yellowish cells.

- pétala exteriora obovata 3-crenata v. 3-loba, interiora angustiora v. profundius lobate (B&H), the outer petals obovate, 3-crenate or 3-lobed, the inner narrower or more deeply lobed.

- atque fructu angustiore (3.5-4.5 mm diam.), and also with the fruit narrower (3.5-4.5 mm diam.).

- sed trigonis cellularum foliarum permagnis, atque per areas angustissimas parietibus tenuibus praeditas segregatis differt, but it differs by the trigones of the leaf cells massive, and also separated by very narrow areas provided with thin walls.

- folia caulina alterna, in segmenta angustissima subpinnatim dissecta (B&H), stem leaves alternate, almost pinnately deeply cut into very narrow segments [acc.pl.].

- foliis inferioribus latiusculis brevibus densis, superioribus sepalisque angustissimis (DeCandolle), with the lower leaves rather wide, short, dense, the upper and the sepals very narrow.

somewhat narrow: angustellus,-a,-um (adj.A); angustiusculus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Hieracium angustellum

Artemisia angusta; Aster angustus; Brachyactis angustus.

Rosa angustior; Hieracium angustius

Achillea angustissima; Erigeron angustissimus

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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